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												A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya by  Stephen VENABLES
	 - Paperback
			 - 2001
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 77348)

A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya

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A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya

by VENABLES, Stephen

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  • paperback
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ISBN 10
1560252987
ISBN 13
9781560252986
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New York: Thunder's Mouth Press/Balliett & Fitzgerald, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2001. Trade Paperback. 1560252987 . An account of Stephen Venable's fall while climbing in the Himalayas, in which he broke both legs and lived to tell about it. One in publisher's Adrenaline Series, edited by Clint Willis. With numerous photos. --- A firm, clean, bright copy but with round sticker on spine, minor creasing to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pages .

Synopsis

Stephen Venables is the first and only Englishman to have climbed a famous new route on Everest, and without oxygen. This expedition was the pinnacle of a distinguished and risky Himalayan career. He is the author of Painted Mountains , (winner of the Boardman-Tasker Prize); Everest: Kanshung Face; and Himalayas Alpine-Style (with Andy Fanshawe).

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
77348
Title
A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
Author
VENABLES, Stephen
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1560252987
ISBN 13
9781560252986
Publisher
Thunder's Mouth Press/Balliett & Fitzgerald, Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2001
Keywords
1560252987
Bookseller catalogs
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