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    Re: An enjoyable paperback.
    From: Dan Allen
    Date: 2004 Jun 19, 08:47 -0700

    No apologies needed.  I thank you for sharing George.  I consider this to be
    related to NAV-L, as it motivates us to get out there and go see places!
    
    If there were no travel, then there would be no need of navigation.
    
    I wish everyone a happy Summer Solstice shortly.  My software calculates it as
    occuring around June 21st, 00:57:00 GMT.
    
    Dan
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Navigation Mailing List
    [mailto:NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM]On Behalf Of George Huxtable
    Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2004 12:31 AM
    To: NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM
    Subject: An enjoyable paperback.
    
    
    This has little (well, nothing, to be accurate) to do with navigation, but
    I've just enjoyed reading "Does anyone read Lake Hazen?", by C. Ian Jackson
    (CCI Press, 2002) so much that I feel the need to share it. I couldn't put
    it down, and am still chuckling about it.
    
    It's "occasional publication No 53", of the Canadian Circumpolar Institute,
    ISBN 1-896445-24-1, so perhaps not the sort of thing you would find on a
    railway station bookstall.
    
    You might summarise the story line  thus- "Four young graduates manned an
    observation station for a year in the very far North of Canada, in 1957.
    Not much happened."
    
    However, the anti-Heroic style, and the humour, reminded me strongly of
    Eric Newby's "A short walk in the Hindu Kush", my favourite travel book of
    all.
    
    Apologies for going off-topic.
    
    George.
    
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    contact George Huxtable by email at george---.u-net.com, by phone at
    01865 820222 (from outside UK, +44 1865 820222), or by mail at 1 Sandy
    Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
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