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Where the Mountain Casts Its Shadow

The Dark Side of Extreme Adventure

Where the Mountain Casts Its Shadow( )
Author: Coffey, Maria
ISBN:978-0-312-29065-8
Publication Date:Nov 2003
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

Without risk, say mountaineers, there would be none of the self-knowledge that comes from pushing life to its extremes. For them, perhaps, it is worth the cost. But when tragedy strikes, what happens to the people left behind? Why would anyone choose to invest in a future with a high-altitude risk-taker? What is life like in the shadow of the mountain? Such questions have long been taboo in the world of mountaineering. Now, the spouses, parents and children of internationally...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering
Family & Relationships / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.7 x 8.62 x 1.02 Inches
Book Weight:0.902 Pounds



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