PRLog - Dec. 27, 2012 - ST. GEORGE, Utah -- Broughton Coburn is an award winning author best known for his work in Nepal, living, learning and working with
the people of Nepal and the people known as Sherpa living in the high mountain ranges of Mount Everest.
Two of Coburn's books form the foundation for the Aama's Journey illustrated program. Nepali Aama: Life Lessons of a Himalayan Woman (Anchor/ Doubleday; now in its fourth edition), and the sequel, Aama in America: A Pilgrimage of the Heart (Anchor/Doubleday)
He toured 18 cities for his first two books, 7 cities for Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, and delivered presentations at 8 Everest IMAX film premieres. Coburn also authored a young adult photo-biography of Sir Edmund Hillary, Triumph on Everest, for National Geographic Books. This was selected as a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People for 2001 by the National Council for Social Studies and the Children's Book Council. In April of 2001 his collaboration with Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to The Top of Everest (HarperSanFrancisco)
R. Cord Beatty Stated: We are so pleased to have Brot on the show with us. He is the foremost authority on Alcoholism within the villages of the Kuhmbu, Nepal and the Sherpa. Brot has spent so much time with the Shepra People living with them, working with them and being around them that he, unlike any other has witnessed the effects of Alcoholism and Addiction on these people. This show will prove to be a fascinating accounting of what is really happening in addiction in Nepal. We will recap our experiences in the Everest Region during the filming of Climb4Sobriety and invite called to call in during the show to ask get answers your questions.
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