The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea

Monuments, Missteps, and the Audacity of Ambition
Narrated by: Larry Herron
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
Categories: History, Asia
5 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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We've been building and making things ever since we stumbled out of paradise. Some of those things are incredible continuations of God's creation, while others are nothing but ambitious catastrophes. We continue making, says Russell Rathbun, but we've lost ourselves in the process.

So how do we find ourselves again-rebuild our connections to each other, the earth, maybe even God? In search of an answer, Rathbun drives cross-country to the Salton Sea and takes a trip to China's Great Wall, interspersing his traveling revelations with engaging musings on Madame Mao's Gang of Four, Grandpa Webb's family secret, the Great Flood, and the Tower of Babel, and a host of other subjects that grab his attention.

©2017 Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (P)2017 Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

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Loved it!

having been both to the Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea I've always been interested in learning more about the latter. This book was a whimsically funny but very factual and very informative look at the Salton Sea and how it has changed throughout the years! I now find myself only an hour away from the Salton Sea and I plan to do a lot more investigative trips. Narration of this storywas perfect! Larry Herron absolutely brought this book to life for me! I loved it and I will definitely listen to it again

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