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Author Davidson, Jim.

Title The ledge : an adventure story of friendship and survival on Mount Rainier / Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan.

Imprint New York : Ballantine Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.522 DAV    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796.52209 DAV    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    796.52209 DAV    Available
 PAS Villa Parke Branch Non-Fiction    796.52209 DAV    Out of Collection
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 268 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary "In June 1992, best friends Jim Davidson and Mike Price stood triumphantly atop Washington's Mount Rainier, celebrating what they hoped would be the first of many milestones in their lives as passionate young mountaineers. Instead, their conquest gave way to catastrophe when a cave-in plunged them deep inside a glacial crevasse--the pitch-black, ice-walled hell that every climber's nightmares are made of. At once a heart-stopping adventure story, a heartfelt memoir of friendship, and a stirring meditation on fleeting mortality and immutable nature, The Ledge chronicles one man's transforming odyssey from the dizzying heights of elation and awe to the punishing depths of grief and hard-won wisdom. This book's visceral, lyrical prose sings the praises of the physical world's wonders, while searching the souls of those willing, for better or worse, to fully embrace it."--from publisher's description.
Subject Davidson, Jim.
Price, Mike.
Mountaineering accidents -- Washington (State) -- Rainier, Mount.
Mountaineering -- Washington (State) -- Rainier, Mount.
Mountaineers -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Vaughan, Kevin.
ISBN 9780345523198 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0345523199 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9780345523211 (ebk.)
0345523210 (ebk.)

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