Books Through Dangerous Doors: Robert Charles Lee

Books Through Dangerous Doors: Robert Charles Lee
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In a life defined by risk, Robert Charles Lee experiences a poor and free-ranging childhood. He shares his remarkable story as he guides the reader through a series of dangerous but rewarding doors, culminating in a vivid journey of adventure and risk.
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Through Dangerous Doors: Robert Charles Lee

In a life defined by risk, Robert Charles Lee experiences a poor and free-ranging childhood in the racist South of the 1960s. After his father dies, the family grows dysfunctional. As a result, teen-age Robert seeks sanity and solace by rock climbing solo and driving cars fast. He wins a scholarship and graduates from university, but still seeks to escape the South.

Moving to Alaska and the Western US, Robert works in a series of dangerous and brutal jobs. He meets and marries Linda, who enjoys climbing and skiing difficult mountains as much as he does. Simultaneously, Robert trains in the science of risk to become a respected professional risk scientist.

Robert shares his remarkable story as he guides the reader through a series of dangerous but rewarding doors, culminating in a vivid journey of adventure and risk.

“Like the dangerous mountains he eventually comes to climb, Lee’s need to be on the edge and in the flow guide him on a fascinating ascent up the American socio-economic pyramid, a challenging mountain in itself, and geographically from the lowland South to high country of the North.” ~Barry Blanchard, UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide, author of The Calling – A Life Rocked by Mountains, winner of the Boardman-Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature.

“Lee’s journey of self-discovery has resulted in a thoughtful meditation on the nature of adventure and what makes for a life well lived.” Scott Zesch, author of The Captured, winner of the TCU Texas Book Award

“Lee helps us see that managing risk, sometimes with tools or technology and sometimes by knowing when to say no, is the key to continuing to pass through new doors.” ~George Gray, George Washington University, co-author of Risk: A Practical Guide for Deciding What’s Really Safe and What’s Really Dangerous in the World Around You.

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Publisher WiDō Publishing
Author Robert Charles Lee
No. of Pages 227
ISBN 9781947966451
Cover Paperback
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