Annapurna: A Woman's Place

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Subtitle: The Dramatic Story of the First American Ascent of One of the World's Highest Peaks
Author: Arlene Blum
Publisher: Counterpoint (1998)
ISBN-10: 1578050227
ISBN-13: 9781578050222
Condition: Very Good. The cover has some scratches, light creases across the corners and denting along the bottom edge.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 23.2 x 18.6 x 1.5 cm

Weight: 0.5 kg

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This special new edition of Annapurna: A Woman's Place marks the twentieth anniversary of the American Women's Himalayan Expedition reaching the summit of Annapurna I. At 26,540 feet, it is considered one of the world's most challenging mountains to climb. It was on October 15, 1978, that two women and two Sherpas stood at last on the summit - but the celebration was short-lived, for two days later, two members of the second summit team fell to their deaths. The expedition's incredible journey, as chronicled by team leader Arlene Blum, continues to inspire us in this extraordinary tale of triumph and personal commitment.


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