By Joe Simpson, Maurice Herzog
The mesmerizing account, by way of the chief of the French excursion, of the 1st conquest of Annapurna - at the moment, and at greater than 8000 metres, the top mountain ever climbed. it's a tale of breathtaking braveness and backbone opposed to appalling odds. In documents of mountain climbing, in stories of human endeavour, there's not anything so unforgettable because the account of the descent through the effective yet frost-bitten males, after the monsoon had damaged, during the flooded valleys of Nepal.
As good as an advent via Joe Simpson, this new version contains sixteen pages of pictures, which supply a awesome visible list of this mythical excursion.
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