9780099756118

Dark Shadows Falling

Simpson, Joe

ISBN 10: 0099756110 / 0-09-975611-0
ISBN 13: 9780099756118
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1998

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Mountaineer Simpson, himself left for dead in Peru, considers the ethics of the sport, including whether it is ethical for climbers to ignore the injured and the dying simply because to help the less fortunate might compromise their own summit bid.


 

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. In 1992, an Indian climber was left to die on the South Col of Mount Everest by other climbers who watched his feebly waving hand from their tent. He was filmed in his last hours for a television feature. Why did onlookers not hold the dying man s hand and comfort him? The answer appals Joe Simpson, who was himself left for dead in a cervasse in Peru in 1985 - because it might compromise their summit bid . It is an ethical question that Joe is forced to confront as he climbs a hazardous route on Pumori. Now that Everest has become the playground of the rich, where commercial operators offer guided tours to the top, camping admist the detritus and unburied corpses of previous less fortunate climbers, Joe wonders if the noble instincts that once characterised mountaineering have been irrevocably displaced - as in politics, in business, in the media and in other facets of society. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099756118

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. In 1992, an Indian climber was left to die on the South Col of Mount Everest by other climbers who watched his feebly waving hand from their tent. He was filmed in his last hours for a television feature. Why did onlookers not hold the dying man s hand and comfort him? The answer appals Joe Simpson, who was himself left for dead in a cervasse in Peru in 1985 - because it might compromise their summit bid . It is an ethical question that Joe is forced to confront as he climbs a hazardous route on Pumori. Now that Everest has become the playground of the rich, where commercial operators offer guided tours to the top, camping admist the detritus and unburied corpses of previous less fortunate climbers, Joe wonders if the noble instincts that once characterised mountaineering have been irrevocably displaced - as in politics, in business, in the media and in other facets of society. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099756118

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Book Description: Vintage. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Dark Shadows Falling, Joe Simpson, In 1992, an Indian climber was left to die on the South Col of Mount Everest by other climbers who watched his feebly waving hand from their tent. He was filmed in his last hours for a television feature. Why did onlookers not hold the dying man's hand and comfort him? The answer appals Joe Simpson, who was himself left for dead in a cervasse in Peru in 1985 - 'because it might compromise their summit bid'. It is an ethical question that Joe is forced to confront as he climbs a hazardous route on Pumori. Now that Everest has become the playground of the rich, where commercial operators offer guided tours to the top, camping admist the detritus and unburied corpses of previous less fortunate climbers, Joe wonders if the noble instincts that once characterised mountaineering have been irrevocably displaced - as in politics, in business, in the media and in other facets of society. Bookseller Inventory # B9780099756118

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Book Description: Vintage, London, 1998. Book Condition: New. Language: english. In 1992, a climber was left to die by other climbers on Mount Everest, which horrified Joe Simpson who was himself left for dead in Peru in 1985. In this book Simpson explores anecdotally and in heated debates with his climbing companions on Pumori, the moral climate of mountaineering in the 1990s. Bookseller Inventory # 4671509

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