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Stories off the wall

Author: John Roskelley
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : The Mountaineers, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Climber, photographer, and author John Roskelley has succeededon scores of technically difficult ascents, climed three 8,000-meter peaks, and been on more successful expeditions than any other American mountaineer. Like most legends, he is surrounded by his share of myths. But as Roskelley describes moments from his personal and professional life in Stories Off the Wall, he reveals he'as as down-to-earth as they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Roskelley; John Roskelley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Roskelley
ISBN: 089886349X 9780898863499
OCLC Number: 28183737
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The East Face --
A letter to an old friend --
Underground --
A brief stay in the valley --
In the footsteps of Herzog --
M*A*S*H --
Slip, slide, and away --
Bourgeau left hand --
Uli Biaho --
Four against Makalu --
That's what friends are for --
Ol' Hereford --
The Widowmaker --
The art of risk.
Responsibility: John Roskelley.

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Roskelley recounts his climbing career from 1965 through 1992 including his 20 Himalayan expeditions. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.  Read more...

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