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Forever on the mountain : the truth behind one of mountaineering's most controversial and mysterious disasters

Author: James M Tabor
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In July 1967, seven young men--members of Joe Wilcox's twelve-man expedition--died on Mt. McKinley, North America's highest peak, stranded at 20,000 feet during a vicious Arctic storm. Ten days passed with no rescue attempt; the bodies were never recovered. And, for reasons that have remained cloudy, there was no proper official investigation. This book begins as a classic tale of men against nature, gambling--and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M Tabor
ISBN: 9780393331967 0393331962
OCLC Number: 232606692
Awards: Winner of National Outdoor Book Award 2007
Winner of Banff Mountain Festival Book Award 2007
Description: xxii, 400 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: James M. Tabor.
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Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award Grand Prize Winner, Banff Mountain Book Festival "Forever on the Mountain grips even non-climbers with its harrowing scenes of thorny relationships tested  Read more...

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"This harrowing tale of the 1967 catastrophe on the slopes of McKinley will leave you breathless...A great detective story that offers a shocking twist to a long-unsolved mystery." -- Gay Salisbury, Read more...

 
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