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Eiger dreams : ventures among men and mountains

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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John Krakauer introduces us to the wider fraternity of mountaineers--the daredevels, athletes and misfits who play a game whose stakes grow more dangerous with each climb.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Krakauer
ISBN: 0385488181 9780385488181
OCLC Number: 36083703
Notes: Originally published: New York : Lyons & Burford, 1990.
Description: xiii, 186 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Eiger Dreams --
2. Gill --
3. Valdez Ice --
4. On Being Tentbound --
5. The Flyboys of Talkeetna --
6. Club Denali --
7. Chamonix --
8. Canyoneering --
9. A Mountain Higher Than Everest? --
10. The Burgess Boys --
11. A Bad Summer on K2 --
12. The Devils Thumb.
Responsibility: Jon Krakauer.
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John Krakauer introduces us to the wider fraternity of mountaineers--the daredevels, athletes and misfits who play a game whose stakes grow more dangerous with each climb.

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