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ONLINE ONLY: The Nonfiction Library Book Club at Sisters

Thursday, September 10, 2020
1:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location
Sisters Library
Description
Discussing "Amazon Woman: Facing Fears, Chasing Dreams and A Quest to Kayak the World's Largest River From Source to Sea" by Darcy Gaechter.

Available online via Hoopla.

Part memoir, part feminist manifesto, Amazon Woman shows what incredible feats we are capable of and will encourage people, especially women, across all backgrounds and ages to find the courage and strength to live the life they've imagined. This 148-day journey began on Darcy Gaetcher's 35th birthday. She sold her successful outdoor adventure business, upsetting her partner and boyfriend of twelve years and getting them both fired in the process. The emotional waters that would fester and erupt on the ensuing journey were often more challenging to navigate than the mighty river itself. With blistered lips and irradiated fingernails, Darcy would tackle raging Class Five whitewater for twenty-five days straight, barely surviving a dynamite-filled canyon being prepared for a new hydroelectric plan.
Join online via Zoom.
https://zoom.us/j/91766750616



Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
Adult
Contact
Paige Bentley-Flannery | paigeb@deschtueslibrary.org | 5416177078
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