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Touching the void

Author: Joe Simpson
Publisher: [New York] : Perennial, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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The author relates his nearly fatal adventures mountaineering in the Andes, adventures that included a fall into a crevice, broken limbs, and return to safety.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Joe Simpson; Simon Yates; Joe Simpson; Simon Yates; Joe Simpson; Simon Yates
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Simpson
ISBN: 0060730552 9780060730550
OCLC Number: 54386482
Notes: Originally published: London : J. Cape, 1988.
Description: 218 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword by Chris Bonington: Beneath the mountain lakes --
Tempting fate --
Storm at the summit --
On the edge --
Disaster --
Final choice --
Shadows in the ice --
Silent witness --
In the far distance --
Mind games --
Land without pity --
Time running out --
Tears in the night.
Other Titles: True story of one man's miraculous survival
Responsibility: Joe Simpson ; with a foreword by Chris Bonington.
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The author relates his nearly fatal adventures mountaineering in the Andes, adventures that included a fall into a crevice, broken limbs, and return to safety.

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