Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: BK2443-788
HOOKER AND BROWN: A NOVEL 2009 New Paperback SIGNED by Jerry Auld
By Auld, Jerry
Price: $9.95

List Price: $19.95
You Save $10.00 (50%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

Canada, 2009, no edition listed. 230 pp. Set in the Canadian Rockies, Hooker & Brown is an evocative adventure story about one man’s quest to put to rest a historical mystery. 

SIGNED
 on the title page by Jerry Auld.

While reading a history book of the area, Rumi — a trail crewman in the Rocky Mountain Parks system — learns of two mysterious mountains, and their story is re-entered into the climber’s imagination. Excited by the idea of seeing the mountains and retracing the steps of earlier mountaineers, Rumi begins a pursuit to reach these peaks and to find out if they truly do exist.

Based on a true story from the Rocky Mountains and filled with exhilarating descriptions of one climber’s attempt to tackle some of the world’s greatest peaks, Hooker & Brown explores the effect of mystery and historical inaccuracies in our lives. Hooker and Brown, fictionalizes historical characters including James Outram, Norman Collie, and Arthur Coleman. New Paperback (no edition).  Short-Listed for the 2009 Boardman Tasker Prize.

Jerry Auld’s short stories have been published in Alpinist magazine and in the Canadian Alpine Journal. He is a graduate of the University of Calgary and an alumnus of the Banff Writing Studio. At the 2005 Banff Mountain Film Festival, Jerry was the co-recipient of the 2005 People’s Choice Award for the independent film Sister ExtremeHooker & Brown is his first novel.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
THE FOREIGN FREAKS OF FIVE FRIENDS Celia Anne Jones 2009 reprint Paperback New
By: Jones, Celia Anne
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP5547-584
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GYM CLIMBING: MAXIMIZING YOUR INDOOR EXPERIENCE Matt Burbach 2009 Paperback New
By: Burbach, Matt
Price $19.95
- Item # BK2055-789
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GRAMPIANS AUSTRALIA SELECTED CLIMBS Simon Mentz and Glenn Tempest 2009 reprint New Paperback
By: Mentz, Simon and Glenn Tempest
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $48.95, You Save $39.00 (80%)
- Item # GB2322-504
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBING ROCK & ICE: LEARNING THE VERTICAL DANCE Jerry Cinnamon 1994 Paperback Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Cinnamon, Jerry
Price $19.95
- Item # BK266
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GLACIER MOUNTAINEERING: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO GLACIER TRAVEL Andy Tyson and Mike Clelland 2009 Paperback New
By: Tyson, Andy and Mike Clelland
Price $5.95 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $14.05 (70%)
- Item # BK1589-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TORRES DEL PAINE TOPOGRAPHIC MAP [Patagonia] 1:75,000 2009/10 Multiple Copies Available
Price $5.95 ~ Regular $28.95, You Save $23.00 (79%)
- Item # MP187-5044
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KHANGCHENDZONGA: SACRED SUMMIT Pema Wangchuk 2007 1st edition Hardover DJ Fine SIGNED by Tony Streather, Joe Brown and Pema Wangchuk
By: Wangchuk, Pete and Zulca, Mita.
Price $225.00
- Item # OP4131AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNT HOOD SOUTH SIDE ROUTE: THE CLIMBER'S ULTIMATE RESOURCE Paul Wellner 2009 Paperback New
By: Wellner, Paul
Price $9.50 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.50 (52%)
- Item # GB2476
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PASSING STRANGE: A GILDED AGE TALE OF LOVE AND DECEPTION ACROSS THE COLOR LINE [Clarence King] Sandweiss 2009 1st ed Hardcover DJ New 5 Copies Available
By: Sandweiss, Martha A.
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $27.95, You Save $25.96 (93%)
- Item # BK5867-5836
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
VIA FERRATAS OF THE ITALIAN DOLOMITES: VOLUME 1 NORTH, CENTRAL AND EAST Smith and Fletcher 2009 2nd ed New Softcover
By: Smith, John and Graham Fletcher
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $25.95, You Save $21.00 (81%)
- Item # GB2049-451
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


ALPINA AMERICANA NUMBER 2: THE CANADIAN ROCKY MOUNTAINS Charles E. Fay 1911 Softcover Near Fine
By: American Alpine Club and Charles E. Fay
Price $75.00 ~ Regular $95.00, You Save $20.00 (21%)
- Item # JR233B-693
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A MOST HOSTILE MOUNTAIN: MOUNT SAINT ELIAS Jon Waterman 1997 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Waterman, Jonathan
Price $15.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $9.01 (36%)
- Item # BK1652-9634
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PETE'S WICKED BOOK: TALES OF CLIMBING MADNESS Pete Takeda 2000 New Paperback 3 Copies Available
By: Takeda, Pete
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $22.96 (92%)
- Item # BK1518-5833
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1910 JUNE. THE GLACIERS AND SNOWFIELDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Howard Palmer
By: National Geographic Magazine, Howard Palmer
Price $35.00
- Item # NG1006
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCIENCE IN THE SUBARCTIC: TRAPPERS, TRADERS AND THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Debra Lindsay 1993 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Lindsay, Debra
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $23.01 (92%)
- Item # PL130-2939
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BETSY COWLES PARTRIDGE: MOUNTAINEER Janet Robertson 1998 1st edition Hardcover DJ New
By: Robertson, Janet
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $5.01 (17%)
- Item # OP3436AB-677
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NORTH TO THE NIGHT: A SPIRITUAL ODYSSEY IN THE ARCTIC Alvah Simon 1998 Paperback New
By: Simon, Alvah
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $13.00, You Save $11.01 (85%)
- Item # OP282-241
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINEERING: THE LONSDALE LIBRARY VOL 18 Sydney Spencer 1950 Hardcover DJ Very Good
By: Spencer, Sydney (Editor)
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $25.01 (71%)
- Item # OP1689A-937
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WEST COAST TRAIL AND NITINAT LAKES: A TRAIL GUIDE [Canada] 1985 5th revised ed Paperback Fine
By: Sierra Club of British Columbia
Price $99.00
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EXPEDITIONS TO NOWHERE Paddy Sherman 1981 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Sherman, Paddy
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $89.96 (90%)
- Item # OP808-288
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart