4 edition of Mountaineering literature found in the catalog.
Rev. ed. of: Mountaineering and its literature. c1980.
|Statement||by Jill Neate.|
|LC Classifications||Z6016.M7 N4 1986, GV200 N4 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||296 p. :|
|Number of Pages||296|
|LC Control Number||89152472|
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Climbing Biography. Brotherhood of the Rope: The Biography of Charles Houston, Bernadette McDonald (Mountaineers Books, ) (Houston first gained fame from a failure, the unsuccessful American expedition to K2, but feted for his extraordinary leadership on that expedition%(56). Documenting more than books of mountaineering literature, it also includes nearly climber's guidebooks, a sampling of more than works of mountaineering.
The book, in its various editions, remains the most famous early mountaineering book of all. Over time the key components of a good mountaineering story have remained remarkably simple and similar. Fast becoming a classic is Touching the Void by Joe Simpson, first published in and also a.
For most mountaineering topics, I turn to Connally's book (The Mountaineering Handbook, the one I'm reviewing) first, then Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You Higher, and finally to Freedom of the Hills Mountaineering literature book Extreme Alpinism.
A couple highlights and comparative advantages of Connally's book include/5(38). Neate. Mountaineering Literature [First good bibliography for mountaineering book collecting] Neate. Mountaineering and Its Literature [Much more complete 2nd edition of above] Neate.
Mountaineering in the Andes [Guide to climbs and books, articles] Neate. High Asia [ meter peak climbs] Perret. Terray's book is a whirlwind tour of his impressive climbing life in Patagonia, Alaska, Nepal and the French Alps.
K2 The Savage Mountain captures this sensational tale with an unmatched power that has earned this book its place as one of the classics of mountaineering books /literature.
Charles Houston (the author) led the American bid to be the first to reach the top of the second highest mountain in the world, K2, and be the first to reach the top. Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English Jill Neate, Reinhold Messner No preview available - Books with mountain, not necessarily mountaineering, theme whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, written in the English language (initially or in translation) will be eligible.
The entry must be in book format, and not in the format of a magazine or other periodical or anthology. The antitheses of Bowman's book are all those books that fall into the genre of mountaineering memoirs, of which Joe Simpson's Touching The Void is certainly one of the most famous - and best.
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Powter mused, “Yes, Into Thin Air is a great book, and it’s so well-written, but it’s kind of the Dragon Tattoo of mountaineering literature.” (This aside brought the house down.) What surprised me most was the absence of agreement among the panelists. As a key program of Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, the Book Competition is an internationally recognized literary competition that celebrates mountain literature in all its forms.
Over $20, in cash is awarded annually with 8 awards selected by an international jury of writers, adventurers and editors. Having just finished K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain, I am drawn to reread Jim Curran's book and see the events he writes about in a fresh light.
I first read K2: Triumph and Tragedy about a dozen years ago; I am not a climber, but I love mountaineering books wholeheartedly. Curran's book details the horrific climbing season, in which 13 people died (seven of 4/5.Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits.Pages in category "Mountaineering books" The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total.
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