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The climbing essays

Author: Jim Perrin
Publisher: Glasgow : In Pinn, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recognised as one of Britain's finest mountain writers, this collection brings together the best of Jim Perrin's essays and articles on climbing. It includes rare, uncollected pieces, substantial new  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Perrin
ISBN: 9781903238479 1903238471
OCLC Number: 316732137
Awards: Runner-up for Wales Book of the Year: English Language Award 2007
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: by Robert Macfarlane (author of Guardian First Book Award-winner Mountains of the Mind); 1: Streets, Outcrops, Space: A Personal Journey; 2: The Climbs: Street Illegal; The Gate of Horn; Right Unconquerable; Fictive Heroes; Visions and Virians; Three Cornish Climbs; Cathy Powell; Fools Rush In; Fantan B; Small Climbs in Germany; Hubris; The True & Authentick History of Fachwen; The Great Crack; Small Local Difficulties; Day Trip to Dalkey; A Note on Commitment; Lizards & Rampant; Hippos; Handy Pandy; Bogles & Bog-trots; In Dreams Begins Responsibility; 3: The Climbers: Paul Williams; Joe Brown; Will Perrin; Stevie Haston; Al Harris; H.W.Tilman; Batso & the American Dream; John Hoyland; Pat LittleJohn; Robin Hodgkin; Peter Biven; Dave Cook; Johnny Lees; My Last Climb with George Homer; John Syrett; The Ice-climbers; Eric Shipton; Jack Longland; John Redhead; 4: Ascent: Eating Bear Meat; Trains, Cafes, Conversations; The Way the Holds Run; Fear is the Spur; Contumely of the Conquistadors; Grace; The Lost and Perfect Hold; Grade Drift; The Night Moves; The Way You Climb is the Way You Are; Fictions; Person/Product/Practise; Silk of the Body; No Success Like Failure; Base Camps; The Way & the Outcrop; Very Severe; In Praise of Competence; Image/Imagine; Working on the Rope Moves; Ours; A Valediction (Forbidding Mourning); Rain; Charming Cracks; The Overgrown; Confidence; Moves; Version and Verse; "Denn bleiben 1st nirgends"; Kaleidoscope of the Senses; For Arnold Pines.
Responsibility: Jim Perrin.

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