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High

Stories of Survival from Everest and K2

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| Paperback | 9781840182910

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Book Description

In this pioneering anthology, Clint Willis presents 75 years of great writing - from Neil O'Dell to Jon Krakauer - on the fabled peaks. Here are stories of two British expeditions to Everest in the 1920s; a piece on the 1939 K2 attempt that claimed f Continue

In this pioneering anthology, Clint Willis presents 75 years of great writing - from Neil O'Dell to Jon Krakauer - on the fabled peaks. Here are stories of two British expeditions to Everest in the 1920s; a piece on the 1939 K2 attempt that claimed four climbers' lives; a firsthand account by the Sherpa who accompanied Edmund Hillary to the summit of Everest in 1953; the story of the first successful American assault on K2 in 1978; a British photographer's view of the calamitous 1996 storm on Everest; and many more. A cornucopia of mountaineering thrills for adventurous readers.

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Book Details

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  • English Books
  • Paperback 318 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 1840182911
  • ISBN-13: 9781840182910
  • Publisher: Mainstream Pub Co Ltd
  • Publish date: 2000-08-31
  • Also available as: Audio Cassette
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