Explorers: Wild Lives & Adventures

Fri. March 23, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

New Dominion Bookshop

404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902


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Carl Hoffman (The Last Wild Men of Borneo) and Kathleen Saville (Rowing for My Life) share their tales of adventure and endurance, including examining personal motivations behind life-challenging feats and deep immersion into other cultures.

Why should you attend?

“An expertly wrought tale of exploration, adventure and mischief. … Hoffman does an excellent job entering the worlds and minds of two men who did not fit in and who carved out their own destinies. … At once cautionary and inspiring; adventure travel at its best.” ―Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A thoughtful memoir . . . Experienced sailors and thrill seekers will especially enjoy the details of the ocean adventures, from being washed overboard to steering clear of dangerous reefs and navigating by the stars.” –Booklist