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High Exposure By David Breashears

High Exposure by David Breashears

Condition - Very Good
$15.49
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Summary

For generations of adventurers, from Mallory to Hilary, Norgay to Krakauer, Mount Everest and the world's greatest peaks have provided the ultimate testing ground. But as the public's fascination with mountaineering reaches an all time high, the question remains - why climb?

High Exposure Summary

High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Other Unforgiving Places by David Breashears

For generations of adventurers, from Mallory to Hilary, Norgay to Krakauer, Mount Everest and the world's greatest peaks have provided the ultimate testing ground. But as the public's fascination with mountaineering reaches an all time high, the question remains - why climb? In High Exposure, legendary rock climber, mountaineer and film-maker David Breashears answers with a captivating and intimate look at his life, during which he has scaled many of the world's highest peaks, including two successful ascents of Everest.

High Exposure Reviews

Breashears has led a remarkable life and his professionalism, integrity and bravery emerge throughout this account. * * Literary Review * *
An enthralling account . . . This book is remarkable on a number of levels. For the long winter nights this is an inspiring account and a worthy addition to any bookshelf. * * Great Outdoors Magazine * *
A series of fascinating decisions and judgements . . . a finely honed book. * * Yorkshire Post * *

About David Breashears

David Breashears is a world-class film-maker and mountaineer. He has worked on such feature films as Seven Years in Tibet and Cliffhanger, as well as the award-winning documentary Red Flag over Tibet. In 1983 he transmitted the first live pictures from the summit of Mount Everest. He is the recipient of four Emmy awards for achievement in cinematograohy. In 1996 he co-directed, photographed and co-produced the acclaimed IMAX film Everest.

Additional information

GOR001894980
9781841953908
1841953903
High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Other Unforgiving Places by David Breashears
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Canongate Books Ltd
2003-03-20
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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