Into the Heart of New Guinea - One Woman's Solo Journey
By (author) Kira Salak
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Four Corners by Kira Salak
Book DescriptionA story of extraordinary danger and adventure as a very young woman attempts, alone, a trip across Papua New Guinea. . After her first taste of the freedom found in travel at age nineteen, Kira Salak spent the next several years of her youth as a constant, impulsive traveler. Barely old enough to drink, she leaves her life behind-graduate school, a job, a boyfriend who loves her-to attempt the impossible, her dream of following in the footsteps of British explorer Ivan Champion, the first person to successfully cross the island of Papua New Guinea in 1927. She is motivated by something much deeper than simply wanting to be the first woman to make such a crossing, and as she composes this memoir she still searches for answers. Why would a lone traveler, a very young woman at that, want to embark on such a dangerous and mysterious trip? Where was her fear? Or was this all an attempt to court and indulge her fear for some larger purpose? No one, on the road or at home, could quite understand. Kira Salak matches her adventures in these vivid landscapes with prose that is quite simply thrilling. More than a travel book or adventure story, Four Corners is a work of self-discovery in extreme, of being at great risk in places that are on the edge and being, most of the time, their equal.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781582431659
(204mm x 142mm x 32mm)
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kira Salak
Four Corners, Paperback (December 2004)
Chronicles the author's journey across the arduous physical and cultural terrain of Papua New Guinea, describing her stay in a village where cannibalism was still practiced, as well as a hazardous trek through the jungle. Reprint.
White Mary, Paperback» View all books by Kira Salak
A young woman journeys deep into the untamed jungle, wrestling with love and loss, trauma and healing, faith and redemption, in this sweeping debut novel.
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