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K2: The Savage Mountain (The Adventure Library) by  Robert Bates - Hardcover - 1994-01-01 - from Birkitt's Books and Biblio.com

K2: The Savage Mountain (The Adventure Library)

by Bates, Robert

Condition: Very Good


Adventure Library, 1994-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. No jacket as issued, minor shelf wear, binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. The dramatic story of the 1953 American expedition to K2, the second-highestbut generally considered the most difficult and dangerousmountain in the world. The Houston-led team failed in their attempt and tragedy struck them, but their courage and concern for each other has made their story one of the pinnacles of American cn mountaineering.First published in 1954Introduction by James WickwireNew afterword by the authorsNew maps, color and b&w photos

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