High: stories of survival from Everest and K2
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Published:
New York : Balliet & Fitzgerald :, [1999].
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
ISBN:
1560252006
Physical Desc:
321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Status:
Vail Public Library Non Fic & Classics
796.522 HIG
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 four climbers' lives; a firsthand account by the Sherpa who reached the summit of Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary; 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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