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Caleb's list : climbing the Scottish mountains visible from Arthur's Seat

Author: Kellan MacInnes
Publisher: Edinburgh : Luath Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Edinburgh. 1898. on the cusp of the modern age. Caleb George Cash mountaineer, geographer, antiquarian and teacher stands at the rocky summit of Arthur's Seat ... More than just a climbing book, this is the story of a survivor. [This] is an ... account in which Kellan intertwines his own personal struggle with HIV with the life story of ... Cash, beginning with the moment in 1898 when Caleb stood at the top of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Kellan MacInnes; C G Cash; C G Cash; Kellan MacInnes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kellan MacInnes
ISBN: 9781908373533 1908373539
OCLC Number: 832599260
Awards: Short-listed for Scottish First Book of the Year (Saltire Society Literary Awards) 2013 (UK)
Description: 319 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kellan MacInnes.

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From the summit of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, 20 mountains can be seen. These mountains, the 'Arthurs' form Caleb's List. This is not only a guide to climbing the Arthurs, but also the story of how  Read more...

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The book is an impressionistic work, which combines disjointed memories from his past with descriptions of the climbs and information on Cash. THE SCOTSMAN

 
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