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Author Kagge, Erling, author.

Title Philosophy for Polar explorers / Erling Kagge ; translated from the Norwegian by Kenneth Steven.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    910.01 KAG    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First American edition.
Description xix, 167 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Translation of author's Alt jeg ikke lærte på skolen, published in 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-166).
Summary "Erling Kagge is an explorer par excellence. He has accomplished things that most of us can't even imagine--for example: he's climbed Mount Everest and reached both the North and South Poles on foot. Yet in this slim, inspiring, lyrical book, he teaches us how to apply an explorer's mentality to our own daily lives. Simple things like getting up early and accepting failure can make a difference whether we are battling an arctic storm en route to the South Pole or stuck in traffic on our way to work. And larger lessons, like learning not to chase happiness and being receptive to goals, can benefit our lives enormously. Punctuating these lessons with stories from his own life and travels, Kagge invites readers to treat life like an exploration and illuminates the possibilities that await us when we do"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Kagge, Erling -- Travel -- Polar regions.
Kagge, Erling -- Philosophy.
Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Norwegian.
Explorers -- Conduct of life.
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Genre/Form Self-help publications.
Travel writing.
Personal narratives.
Added Author Steven, Kenneth, translator.
Added Title Alt jeg ikke lærte på skolen. English
ISBN 9781524749118 (hardcover)
1524749117 (hardcover)
9781524749125 (ebk)

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