Epic Stories of Survival from the World's Highest Peaks

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9780606194846: Epic Stories of Survival from the World's Highest Peaks
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Dramatic accounts of climbing adventures from all over the world include excerpts from such books as "Minus 148 Degrees" by Art Davidson and "Touching the Void" by Joe Simpson

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Some of the most exciting and harrowing mountaineering events ever chronicled are collected in Epic. From Jon Krakauer's solo ascent of Devil's Thumb in Alaska to John Climaco's account of being threatened by a homicidal Pakistani army officer in the Himalayas, these are stories of survival in nature's most inhospitable places.

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Narrators Bios: Rick Adamson is a Grammy nominee and an American Library Association award-winning narrator of audiobooks for all ages. He has appeared on television and videos, as well as dozens of audiobook productions. Rick lives in New Jersey with his wife and two sons. Eric Conger has appeared on television's Another World and Loving, and on stage at over a dozen regional theatres. He has voiced over 4,000 corporate and documentary programs, and narrated over 48 audiobooks. He lives in Weehawken, New Jersey. Graeme Malcolm, with over 150 audiobooks to his credit, is an accomplished television, film and stage actor. He has been honored with an Audie Award for his narrative skills and was the 1998 recipient of the Narrator of the Year Award from the American Foundation For The Blind. Alan Sklar has been a voiceover artist for over ten years. He has recorded for radio, television and video, as well as narrated both fiction and non-fiction audiobooks. He lives in Mt. Kisco, New York with his wife, Anita.

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Publisher: Da Capo Press, 1997

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