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The First Conquest Of An 8,000-Meter Peak

One of Sports Illustrated’s top 100 sports books of all time  In 1950, when no mountain taller than 8,000 meters had ever been climbed, Maurice Herzog led an expedition of French climbers to the summit of an 8,075-meter...

ISBN: 9781599218939 Pub Date: 05/18/2010 Price: $16.95  
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Eiger Dreams

Ventures Among Men And Mountains

No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores t...

ISBN: 9781599216102 Pub Date: 02/10/2009 Price: $14.95  
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Eiger Obsession

Facing The Mountain That Killed My Father

A Son’s Death-Defying Quest to Fulfill His Father’s Dream For years, John Harlin III honored a promise to his mother not to be an Alpine climber. But in 2005, he could resist no longer. With an IMAX film crew, Harlin set off on his ques...

ISBN: 9781599215006 Pub Date: 05/19/2009 Price: $16.95  
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In the Shadow of Denali

Life And Death On Alaska's Mt. Mckinley

Rising more than 20,000 feet into the Alaskan sky is Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. In this collection of exhilarating and stunning narratives, Jonathan Waterman paints a startlingly intimate portrait of the white leviathan ...

ISBN: 9781599217949 Pub Date: 12/08/2009 Price: $16.95  
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Kid Who Climbed Everest

The Incredible Story Of A 23-Year-Old's Summit Of Mt. Everest

In 1996, a twenty-three-year-old soldier in the British Army was flying over an African desert on a routine parachute jump. He had a lot to look forward to-a long career ahead of him in the army, a beautiful girlfriend back home. But those ...

ISBN: 9781592284931 Pub Date: 12/01/2004 Price: $16.95  
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