Annapurna From Vintage Books
One of the great works of mountaineering literature introduced by Joe Simpson. In 1950, no mountain higher than 8,000 meters had ever been climbed. Maurice Herzog and other members of the French Alpine Club resolved to try. This is the enthralling story of the first conquest of Annapurna and the harrowing descent. With breathtaking courage and grit manifest on every page, Annapurna is one of the greatest adventure stories ever told. As well as an introduction by Joe Simpson, this new edition includes 16 pages of photographs, which provide a remarkable visual record of this legendary expedition.
- Winner of Outdoor Classic category at the National Outdoor Book Awards 2010
Publisher Vintage Books Author Maurice Herzog Edition reprint Date 1997 No. of Pages 246p. ISBN 9780099541462 Size 19.8 x 12.9 cm Cover paperback
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