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Crossing the Date Line: Adventures of a Traveling Geologist

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431 pages6 hours

Summary

Crossing the Date Line is a colorful, romp through 16 countries, from Argentina to Alaska, from Algeria to New Zealand. It weaves together real-life adventure with a little geology, a touch of history, a bit of humor and a fascinating assortment of some unforgettable characters. The book describes living and working in foreign countries and dealing with the various cultures, habits, languages and customs. His wife sometimes traveled with him, setting up homes in a jungle village in northern Argentina, a small town in South Korea, a construction camp in the Himalayan foothills and a fishing village along the southeastern coast of mainland China.

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