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Mountains of the Mind

Adventures in Reaching the Summit

Mountains of the Mind( )
Author: Macfarlane, Robert
Series title:Landscapes Ser.
ISBN:978-0-307-53863-5
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

The basis for the new documentary film, Mountain: A Breathtaking Voyage into the Extreme. Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert McFarlane reveals how the mystery of the world's highest places has came to grip the Western imagination--and perennially draws legions of adventurers up the most perilous slopes. His story begins three centuries ago, when mountains were feared as the...
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Pages:324
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering
Author Biography
Macfarlane, Robert (Author)


Robert Macfarlane is the author of Landmarks which made the Samuel Johnson Prize 2015 shortlist.

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