Mt. Story: Blue Sky Kingdom, A Family Journey to the Heart of the Himalaya, with Bruce Krikby

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Blue Sky Kingdom, the new book from Canadian adventurer Bruce Kirkby, is a warm and unforgettable portrait of a family seeking to escape distraction by traveling to a remote Himalaya Buddhist monastery, where they enter an ancient world rich with possibilities and new understandings. 

Bruce will be joining the Teton County Library in a virtual storytelling event. In a presentation packed with images and video, Bruce will explore life in a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, travel with a young family and the process of writing.

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BRUCE KIRKBY is a wilderness writer and adventure photographer recognized for connecting wild places with contemporary issues. With journeys spanning more than eighty countries and thirty years, Kirkby’s accomplishments include the first modern crossing of Arabia’s Empty Quarter by camel, a descent of Ethiopia’s Blue Nile Gorge by raft, a sea kayak traverse of Borneo’s northern coast and a coast-to-coast Icelandic trek. A former columnist for The Globe and Mail, author of three bestselling books and winner of multiple National Magazine Awards, Kirkby's work has appeared in the New York Times, Outside magazine and Canadian Geographic. He makes his home in Kimberley, BC.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults