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Thin Air

4.19 of 5 stars 4.19  ·  rating details  ·  88 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Above an eerie realm of endless snow covered spires . . . Each step appears increasingly impossible. Disorientation and fatigue make the climber's head swim and the body threaten to collapse. For Greg Child it happened at 8,000 meters on an all-out alpine-style climb marked by tragic loss.In this spellbinding chronicle, Greg Child takes us step by nerve-shattering step thr ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published September 6th 1988 by Mountaineers Books (first published 1988)
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Tina Birdsall
I just love the way Greg Child writes.
Colette
A fun read. Like all mountaineering books, makes me glad I'm not a mountaineer.
Kat Czar
For experienced climbers or arm chair climbers - a must read!
Allison
the compulsion to climb mountains is fascinating...
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