Jimmy Chin is an American professional climber, photographer, and Academy Award winning film director. He has organized and led numerous climbing, ski-mountaineering and exploratory expeditions to China, Pakistan, Nepal, Greenland, Tanzania, Chad, Mali, South Africa, Borneo, India and Argentina.
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This powerful non-fiction book by a bestselling author delves into the epidemic of campus rape in America, with a focus on a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana. Through meticulous reporting and personal accounts from victims, the author sheds light on the trauma and stigmatization faced by survivors of acquaintance rape. From the failures of the justice system to the victim-blaming culture perpetuated by the media, Missoula offers a harrowing but necessary exploration of a pressing issue for college-aged women in America.
I was just really impressed how he basically in a way changed how he wrote to address the subject in the most powerful way that he could. – source
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Discover the epic story of Miyamoto Musashi, Japan's most famous swordsman, in this classic samurai novel. Follow Musashi's journey as he strives to perfect his technique and becomes a reluctant hero to those whose lives he has touched. Interweaving themes of love, revenge, and the Way of the Samurai, this living story is teeming with memorable characters and has universal appeal. Delve into the classics of Japan and China as Musashi challenges fighters of many disciplines and discovers the Art of War.
Loved Musashi. – source
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A must-have for students and teachers of the I Ching, this interpretive manual is now considered a classic in its own right. Translated into multiple languages, the guide offers essential insights into the understanding and use of this ancient text. Developed over years of study, it helps readers align their lives and fate with the Way of the Universe.
A Guide to the I Ching was given to me as a freshman by one of my comparative religion teachers. I've pretty much traveled with that thing since. – source