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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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I just love the way Greg Child writes.
Terrance P. Wyllie
Well written with an enormous amount of insight into the the majesty, beauty, and sorrow of mountaineering. Enjoyed every moment of reading this wonderful book.
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the compulsion to climb mountains is fascinating...
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