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K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain Paperback – Aug 3 2010

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Broadway Books; Reprint edition (Aug. 3 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0767932609
  • ISBN-13: 978-0767932608
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 322 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #148,120 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“Gripping...reveals a good deal about the rarefied noble-gonzo world of high-altitude mountaineering.”
—New York Times

“Viesturs illuminates K2's challanges, triumphs, tragedies, and follies...Riveting.”
—The Daily Beast

“Viesturs's you-are-there narration communicates effortlessly the enormous effort, and high adventure, of scaling K2.”
—Publishers Weekly

About the Author

ED VIESTURS is the first and only American to ascend all fourteen of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen and the author of The Mountain, No Shortcuts to the Top, and The Will to Climb.

In addition to his collaborations with Ed Viesturs, DAVID ROBERTS is the author of more than twenty books, including Finding Everett Ruess.

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