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This story has become one of the all-time classic epics of mountaineering and the book has reached far beyond the world of climbers. It is an inspirational story of humanity in the extreme. Mixing humour and drama, Joe tells of his experiences in the Peruvian Andes with total honesty and lets the intense excitement of the story grip the reader.
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01 January 2008
130mm x 198mm
and The Beckoning Silence. The Beckoning Silence won the 2003 National Outdoor Book Award. The other three published by The Mountaineers Books were all shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Award., as well as four subsequent non-fiction books published by The Mountaineers Books: This Game of Ghosts, Dark Shadows Falling, Joe Simpson is the author of the bestselling Touching the Void, Storms of Silence