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K2 : savage mountain, savage summer

Author: John Barry
Publisher: Sparkford, Nr. Yeovil, Somerset : Oxford Illustrated Press ; Newbury Park, Calif., USA : Haynes, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In K2: Savage Mountain, Savage Summer, John Barry pays tribute to Alan Rouse and tells the story of the team's unsuccessful attempts at the notoriously difficult North - West Ridge and the Abruzzi Spur; of the months spent on the mountain during a summer marked by prolonged and violent storms; of the loss of the other mountaineers from America, Poland, Pakistan, Francem, Austria, and Italy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barry
ISBN: 094660942X 9780946609420
OCLC Number: 22763685
Description: 187 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: '... What does the mountain care?' --
A Beginning ? --
A Whole New Order of Chaos --
Slouching Towards Base Camp --
Matterhorns Too Few --
Labryrinthine Ways --
Appendix 1 --
K2 Film --
Appendix 2 --
Equipment --
Appendix 3 --
Sponsors.
Responsibility: by John Barry.

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In K2: Savage Mountain, Savage Summer, John Barry pays tribute to Alan Rouse and tells the story of the team's unsuccessful attempts at the notoriously difficult North - West Ridge and the Abruzzi Spur; of the months spent on the mountain during a summer marked by prolonged and violent storms; of the loss of the other mountaineers from America, Poland, Pakistan, Francem, Austria, and Italy.

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