"Undertaking to climb Mount Everest under any circumstances takes great courage, determination and will power. Mr. Atul Karwal is the first officer from the All India Services to have done so when he scaled the world-s highest peak in May 2008. No doubt this inspiring book, Think Everest, will encourage others to emulate Mr. Karwal-s achievement-
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
-I felt transported to the high-altitude world of the climb and realized how every endeavour of his required unwavering commitment to his dream. What one takes back is a feeling of having been witness to the uniqueness of an ordinary life lived passionately- a must read- for everyone who dreams big-
Description : An ordinary man, mired in the uncertainties of life and anxieties about the unknown, sets out to fulfil his dream through a daunting journey to the summit of Mount Everest. The story of his perilous yet ethereal expedition and the humbling tryst with the epitome of Creation is also a meditation on the limits and limitlessness of being human.
Contents : Prologue - Will I, won-t I? - Early years - The journey begins - Base camp ahoy! - Call from Everest - Heightened learning - Testing Days - getting selected - Date with Khumbu - Preparation and all that it takes - Body is the medium - Life at the base camp - Anna and I - Thoughtful days at the base camp - The thrill of sports and adventure - Volunteer or victim - My gifts from God - Friends in high places - On your marks and get set - Que sera sera - What will be, will be - Clearing of the clouds - Epilogue
About the Authors: Atul Karwal is an officer in the Indian Police Service and Anita Karwal is from the Indian Administrative Servicee. They are posted in Gujarat and are the proud parents of two teenaged daughters Janvi and Tanvi. Atul has an enduring interest in adventure and fitrness, while Anita is fond of painting, reading and writing.
Mountaineers, every IPS officers adventurers of all kind and any one who wants to do big in life.
|Title:||Think Everest||Publisher:||Viva Books Private Limited|
|No. of Pages:||272|
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