True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna

Author:   Visiting Lecturer David Roberts (Osaka University)
Publisher:   Simon & Schuster
ISBN:  

9781476738468


Pages:   240
Publication Date:   02 February 2013
Format:   Paperback
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True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna


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In a startling look at the classic Annapurna -- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the Himalayan peak. In June 1950, a team of mountaineers was the first to conquer

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Author:   Visiting Lecturer David Roberts (Osaka University)
Publisher:   Simon & Schuster
Imprint:   Simon & Schuster
Dimensions:   Width: 14.00cm , Height: 1.70cm , Length: 21.50cm
Weight:   0.222kg
ISBN:  

9781476738468


ISBN 10:   1476738467
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   02 February 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Ron Fimrite Sports Illustrated A chilling story. Dennis Drabelle The Washington Post Roberts draws on material he's lived with for decades, and he writes with authority, passion, and conviction. Bruce Barcott The New York Times Book Review Roberts uses the new revelations...to explore the tension between the demands of narrative, the duty of historical accuracy, and the fallibility of memory.


Ron Fimrite Sports Illustrated A chilling story.


Dennis Drabelle The Washington Post Roberts draws on material he's lived with for decades, and he writes with authority, passion, and conviction. Bruce Barcott The New York Times Book Review Roberts uses the new revelations...to explore the tension between the demands of narrative, the duty of historical accuracy, and the fallibility of memory. Ron Fimrite Sports Illustrated A chilling story.


Bruce Barcott The New York Times Book Review Roberts uses the new revelations...to explore the tension between the demands of narrative, the duty of historical accuracy, and the fallibility of memory. Dennis Drabelle The Washington Post Roberts draws on material he's lived with for decades, and he writes with authority, passion, and conviction. Ron Fimrite Sports Illustrated A chilling story.


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David Roberts (1943-2021) was the author of dozens of books on mountaineering, adventure, and the history of the American Southwest. His essays and articles have appeared in National Geographic, National Geographic Adventure, and The Atlantic Monthly, among other publications.

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