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Title:Die Trying: One Man's Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits
Price:AUD$21.00 (about USD$16.50)
ISBN:9780814410844
Item ID:P002-0002837
Quantity:1
Publisher:Amacom Books, Saranac Lake, New York, U.S.A, 2009
Edition:1st
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Amacom Books, 2009, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, 1st

1st Printing. 239 pages. An excellent copy and is in fine condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in great condition and the dust jacket is unmarked. It has no signs of previous use. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: In early 2003, a young Wall Street investment banker named Bo Parfet set out to accomplish something very few had done before climbing the highest mountain on every continent. He was not a professional climber, but what began as a casual interest would soon become a lifelong passion and in just over four years, Bo would overcome the odds and conquer all of the mountains Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, Denali, Vinson Massif, Elbrus, Carstenz Pyramid, Kosciusko, and Everest with courage, unbridled passion, and determination. Combining the gripping narrative of Into Thin Air with the adrenaline-fueled drama of Vertical Limit, Die Trying is the incredible story of one man's battle against his own limi tations. From dodging avalanches to crossing a ladder over a seemingly bottomless crevasse, to making his way through the Khumbu Icefall and burying a dead teammate at 27, 000 feet, we experience all of the author's exhilarating, often terrifying climbs first-hand. We travel with him during his near-death experiences when falling into a crevasse in New Zealand and nearly-drowning in crocodile-infested rapids during a canoe race in Belize. And we share the terror of his confrontations with corrupt army officials, cannibalistic tribes men, and local militia groups. Harrowing and uplifting, Die Trying is a riveting memoir that will inspire all of us to defy the odds and fulfill our dreams. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Adventurers & Explorers, Personal Memoirs, Motivational & Inspirational, Mountaineering; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780814410844. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002837.
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