My Kumaon: Uncollected Writings by Jim Corbett
Nerd Rating: 3/5
Hangout 5.0 kickstarted with video playback featuring a brief history of the life of Colonel Edward James "Jim" Corbett .Subsequently,the nerds discussed My Kumaon: Uncollected Writings by Jim Corbett which delves into the life of this legendary hunter turned conservationist, author and naturalist.The book gives a deeper insight into the life of Jim Corbett and contains letters to his sister Maggi, the second half has a collection of essays from his hunting encounters.It is not as riveting as the previous ones like the Maneaters of Kumaon but is more of an insight into the man himself.The Booknerds believe that the book is a great tribute to the legend.The activity of the week was â€œKnow your maps shootout where the nerds were divided into two teams wherein the teams were required to complete a jigsaw map of India.The winning team comprised of Vaibhav,Haider,Diksha and Akshita and will get to choose the next title.The winning team was awarded a chocolate hamper by Co-founder Neha Raj. The Hangout concluded with the nerds hanging out at the Annual Dog Show.
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