And in the Prophet, I learned about football. Well, it was new to me.It's amazing how much Michale Koryta teaches you as he's raising your blood pressure. I learned a lot I didn't know about fires and fire fighting in this novel. In The Ridge, I leaned about big cat rescue shelters and in Last Words, I leaned about caves and cave rescue (and claustrophobia ).
But yes! I was fascinated when he was teaching the kids how to use a stick and the sun to determine location. Okay, a sundial that I am very aware of, but if you are in the middle of nowhere surrounded by tall mountains, how do you know exactly which way is north. Sure, it's 3 o'clock, but which way are you facing?
Just for the record, I'd still be lost.