The Resource High exposure : an enduring passion for Everest and unforgiving places, David Breashears

High exposure : an enduring passion for Everest and unforgiving places, David Breashears

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High exposure : an enduring passion for Everest and unforgiving places
Title
High exposure
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an enduring passion for Everest and unforgiving places
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David Breashears
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For generations of resolute adventurers, from George Mallory to Sir Edmund Hillary to Jon Krakauer, Mount Everest and the world's other greatest peaks have provided the ultimate testing ground. But the question remains: Why climb? In High Exposure, elite mountaineer and acclaimed Everest filmmaker David Breashears answers with an intimate and captivating look at his life. For Breashears, climbing has never been a question of risk taking: Rather, it is the pursuit of excellence and a quest for self-knowledge. Danger comes, he argues, when ambition blinds reason. The stories this world-class climber and great adventurer tells will surprise you -- from discussions of competitiveness on the heights to a frank description of the 1996 Everest tragedy
Title
High exposure
Creator
Summary
A cinematographer and mountaineer describes a 1996 expedition to Everest, detailing the creation of his IMAX film "Everest"
Subject
Genre
Award
Alex Award, 2000.
Biography type
autobiography
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164971
Cataloging source
BRL
Dewey number
  • 796.522092
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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1040
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Target audience
adult
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David Breashears
High exposure : an enduring passion for Everest and unforgiving places, David Breashears
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High exposure : an enduring passion for Everest and unforgiving places, David Breashears
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Includes index
Contents
Foreword/Jon Krakauer -- Prologue -- Kid -- Perilous journey -- Worm -- Camera obscura -- Himalayas -- Everest -- Brotherhood of the rope -- Strange winds -- Cliffhanger -- Imax -- Crucible -- Redemption -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Photo Credits -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Touchstone ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780613255080
Note
cat55revcat55
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
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  • ocm44102496
  • (OCoLC)44102496

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