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Epic Stories of Survival from the World's Highest Peaks

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ISBN-10: 1560251549

ISBN-13: 9781560251545

Edition: 1997

Authors: Clint Willis

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Epic is a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster - the climb that went wrong; fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound, running low on food, water, and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. Editor Clint Willis has gathered the most exciting climbing literature of the modern age into one cliff-hanging volume with 15 memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the world's worst possible conditions. Authors include Jon Krakauer, Greg Child, David Roberts, Alfred Lansing, and others.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 11/14/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

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