Walking Up and Down in the World: Memories of a Mountain Rambler

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Sierra Club Books, Jan 1, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 299 pages
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A seventy-year-old mountain wanderer and guide recalls a lifetime of adventures on peaks and trails around the world, talks about the people he has met, and offers practical advice on living in the outdoors

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Contents

MOUNT HOOD
1
GARY DENZEL LEECH27
27
TREKKING AND TRUCKING
43
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About the author (1985)

James J. Blanchard, former United States Congressman (1975 to 1981) and Governor of Michigan (1983 to 1991), served as Ambassador to Canada from 1993 to 1996. Upon the conclusion of his duties in Ottawa, U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher presented Blanchard with the Foreign Affairs Award for Public Service, an honor bestowed on only a handful of ambassadors.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Blanchard received his B.A. and M.B.A. from Michigan State University and law degree (J.D.) from the University of Minnesota. He served as an Assistant Attorney General of Michigan 1969 to 1974. Blanchard practises law in Michigan and Washington, D.C., and is a partner in the Washington law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand. He is married to Janet Blanchard and has a son, Jay. The Blanchards reside in Beverly Hills, Michigan.

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