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Second Ascent: The Story of Hugh Herr

Osius, Alison **First Printing**

Published by Stackpole Books, U.S.A., 1991
ISBN 10: 0811717941 / ISBN 13: 9780811717946
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Title: Second Ascent: The Story of Hugh Herr

Publisher: Stackpole Books, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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*First Printing (full # line starts at 1). Hardcover in Near Fine + condition, whistle-clean and unmarked inside and out, only 2 tiny bumps on the outer bottom corners and a mild touch of edge wear at the top and heel of spine. In a near fine dust jacket: a few places of minor wrinkling near some extremities (head, tail of spine and one corner): otherwise shiny and unclipped, price intact ($19.95). Extraordinary biography of a young climber that gets caught up in a vicious winter storm on Mt. Washington. He survived, but not totally intact; his limitations produced an amazing challenge that he met with imagination and perserverence. An amazing and truly inspiring story. Bookseller Inventory # 001105

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Synopsis: An athlete's struggle to overcome a profound physical disability -- the amputation of both lower legs after a tragic accident. The challenge of top-level rock climbing and the astounding courage of one young man.

Product Description: Describes how a talented rock climber survived a double amputation at seventeen to return to his chosen sport.

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