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Annapurna : the first conquest of an 8000-meter peak

Author: Maurice Herzog
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the great works of mountaineering literatureWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JOE SIMPSONIn 1950, no mountain higher than 8,000 meters had ever been climbed. With breathtaking courage and grit manifest  Read more...

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Named Person: Maurice Herzog; Maurice Herzog
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Herzog
ISBN: 9780099541462 0099541467
OCLC Number: 756172089
Description: xxi, 246 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Annapurna premier 8,000.
Responsibility: Maurice Herzog ; translated from the French by Nea Morin and Janet Adam Smith ; with an introduction by Joe Simpson.

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"'A classic of its kind... His vivid, high powered but never overdramatised account of the ascent still reads splendidly'" * The Irish Times * "After being swept off his feet by an avalanche and left Read more...

 
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