Touching the Void

Touching the Void

Book - 1988
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Baker & Taylor
The author relates his nearly fatal adventures mountaineering in the Andes, adventures that included a fall into a crevice, broken limbs, and return to safety

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1988.
ISBN: 9780060160272
0060160276
Branch Call Number: 920 SIMPSON, J.
Characteristics: 174 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

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apirrie
Aug 08, 2017

An incredible story but when it comes to the writing I'd point you in the direction of Krakauer's "Into Thin Air" much sooner than to "Into the Void." Again, a crazy tale of events and an amazing climb for a 22 and 25 year old to accomplish, but the writing wasn't great. I feel like his publisher told him to push it out to 200 words.

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amergamer123
Oct 01, 2016

thanks you for giving good feedback, i will take a look at it

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Header81
Sep 11, 2013

One of my go to books for action, drama, grit. You will never complain about being uncomfortable or tired again. The movie is good too.

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Julianna Nielsen
Nov 06, 2011

Such an AMAZING book! I hightly recomend this to anyone who likes an adventure/survival story. *warning* Not meant for kids under 13, there is swearing. :\

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