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Epic : stories of survival from the world's highest peaks

Author: Clint Willis
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; Emeryville, CA : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of fifteen memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the world's worst possible conditions.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clint Willis
ISBN: 1560251549 9781560251545
OCLC Number: 38161570
Notes: "A Balliett & Fitzgerald book."
Description: 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Devils Thumb / Jon Krakauer --
from Thin air: Encounters in the Himalayas / Greg Child --
from Everest: Alone at the Summit / Stephen Venables --
Dangerous liaisons / John Climaco --
from Savage arena / Joe Tasker --
from The shining mountain / Peter Boardman --
from The snow leopard / Peter Matthiessen --
from Minus 148: The winter ascent of Mt. McKinley / Art Davidson --
from The mountain of my fear / David Roberts --
from Everest: The West Ridge / Tom Hornbein --
from K2: The savage mountain / Robert Bates and Charles Houston --
from Annapurna / Maurice Herzog --
from Nanda Devi / Eric Shipton --
from The ascent of Nanda Devi / H.W. Tilman --
from Endurance: Shackleton's incredible voyage / Alfred Lansing.
Other Titles: Stories of survival from the world's highest peaks
Responsibility: edited by Clint Willis.
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A collection of fifteen memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the world's worst possible conditions.

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