The Beckoning Silence

Author: Joe Simpson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0099422433

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 332

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Joe Simpson has experienced a life filled with adventure but marred by death. He has endured the painful attrition of climbing friends in accidents, calling into question the perilously exhilarating activity to which he has devoted his life. Probability i

Storms of Silence

Author: Joe Simpson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0099578115

Category: Aggressiveness

Page: 362

View: 9235


In Storms of Silence Joe Simpson recalls the severe snowstorm which put an end to an attempt with four others on Gangchempo and the infection which forced him to abandon the climb on Cho Oyu in tibet. During that expedition he has a disturbing enco

The White Spider

Author: Heinrich Harrer

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000734757X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 848


A classic of mountaineering literature, this is the story of the harrowing first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, the most legendary and terrifying climb in history.

The Literary Review

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Arts

Page: 780

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The Beckoning Land

Author: Daphine Lois Macready,Rowena Farre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Asia

Page: 298

View: 2304


Dark Shadows Falling

Author: Joe Simpson

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 207

View: 1107


The author offers a personal interpretation of the values of mountaineering by describing his own climbing experiences and relating them to the Mt. Everest deaths of May 1996

The Beckoning Dream

Author: Evelyn Berckman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780896214835

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

View: 2956