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Seventy Summits: A Life on the Mountain

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As a mountain climbing guide, it was Vern Tejas's job to climb the tallest and most dangerous mountains in the world. Always rebellious, Tejas never met a challenge he couldn't overcome, even the daunting task of climbing Mount Everest. In fact, he climbed all of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents more than ten times each. Seventy Summits is his tale of ...more
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Published June 1st 2017 by Blue River Press
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The book is about the adventurous experiences of mountaineering guide, Vern Tejas. The book is divided into subsections that alternate between third party narrative and transcriptions of interviews with Vern. The alternating layout is appealing in theory, but the bulk of the transcriptions do not seamlessly translate into fluid written form. The reader must be willing to overlook grammatical inconsistencies in order to appreciate the value of the story. The transcriptions at times made Vern soun ...more
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