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Harrys Absence: Looking for My Father on the Mountain Jonathan   Scott

Harrys Absence: Looking for My Father on the Mountain

Jonathan Scott

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ISBN : 9780759238732
Paperback
228 pages
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On February 1, 1960, Harry Scott, conscientious objector, psychologist, and mountaineer, was killed while climbing Mt. Cook. Thirty-five years later, his son set out to look for him. Funny, moving, and beautifully written, this is the story of aMoreOn February 1, 1960, Harry Scott, conscientious objector, psychologist, and mountaineer, was killed while climbing Mt. Cook. Thirty-five years later, his son set out to look for him. Funny, moving, and beautifully written, this is the story of a fathers absence, told party through the rich and exciting mix of biography, autobiography, and intellectual and social history, HARRYS ABSENCE is a passionately argued book about New Zealand, addressing the distinction between nationalism and love of country. Finally, it is a recovery, from death, of reasons for living.