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Everest Rising Paperback – November 5, 2016
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"Everest Rising is a tour-de-force- dazzling, thought-provoking, and packed with a kaleidoscope of brilliant images. Matt Kambic has produced a modern classic, certain to keep readers on the edge of their seats. His dramatic writing and keen story-telling skills are as potent as the secrets that burst forth from the book's pages." --Ken Gormley, New York Times bestselling author "Shades of Jurassic Park... Matt Kambic combines lean prose, vividly imagined characters, and a dramatic Himalayan setting to render a story that is as thought-provoking as it is gripping. If you care about the possibilities inherent in this Earth as much as the author does, you owe yourself this fast-paced yet philosophically astute read." --Ben Wecht, Forensic Science Educator and co-author, Cause of Death and Grave Secrets "Everest Rising is a compelling read from the very first page. The book is more than just a sci-fi thriller; it explores our relationships to others and to the earth itself. Questions spin in one's head after the final page-what is our responsibility to the earth? Can it be simply defined? I think the concept for the novel is brilliant." --Pete Niederberger, International Civil Engineer, Author, In My Fathers Steps "The plot led me on at a fast pace-a great thriller. The mix of science and philosophy worked. It also evoked memories of the Khumbu region, where I have traveled myself and seen the wonders of Everest. The author did a good job of revealing the character of the Nepalese in the story. I recommend this book." --Liz Wedderburn, PhD, Glasgow University, Faculty of Science
About the Author
Matt Kambic hails originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Middle Earth, a half-hour from Hobbiton in Hamilton, New Zealand. Matt has served as a creative writer, content developer, art director, and executive producer for a portfolio of commercial and academic clients. His work has been featured on television (The Magic Woods), in Disney games (MathQuest with Aladdin), and as a gigantic mural of a WWII “Ghost Bomber” on the side of a Pittsburgh museum (The Heinz History Center). He has also done work for Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, Robomatter, The National Robotics Engineering Center, Kennywood Amusement Park, The National Scenic Visitors Center, and Pittsburgh Filmmakers. He is an accomplished illustrator and occasional musician. Everest Rising is Matt's first published novel. He is currently at work on two novels, the science thriller Tacoma Narrows, and a fantasy, The Three Green Sisters.
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I really can’t add any more accolades or perspective that the other reviewers have already posted.
Best that I can tell, the story/concept is a unique idea.
Well done Mr. Kambic!