Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival Joe Simpson

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival

Author: Joe Simpson
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Book Title
Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival
Author
Joe Simpson
ISBN
9780060730550
Before there wasInto Thin Air, there wasTouching the Void, an unforgettable true story of courage and suvival. While climbing in the Andes mountains, Joe Simpson and his partner Simon Yates, had just scaled a 21,000-foot summit when Simpson slipped from a vertical wall of ice, disappearing into the vast frozen heart of a glacier. Devastated and assuming Simpson to be dead, Yates returned to base camp.aBut Joe Simpson was alive. Frostbitten, his leg shattered from the fall, he somehow managed to find the strength to crawl back into camp, arriving mere hours before Yates had planned to leave. Vivid, terrifying, and utterly inspiring, Touching the Void will appeal to anyone with a love of adventure and a belief in the power of the human spirit.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Joe SimpsonPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 02/03/2004ISBN: 9780060730550Pages: 224Weight: 0.45lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.60d

Before there wasInto Thin Air, there wasTouching the Void, an unforgettable true story of courage and suvival. While climbing in the Andes mountains, Joe Simpson and his partner Simon Yates, had just scaled a 21,000-foot summit when Simpson slipped from a vertical wall of ice, disappearing into the vast frozen heart of a glacier. Devastated and assuming Simpson to be dead, Yates returned to base camp.aBut Joe Simpson was alive. Frostbitten, his leg shattered from the fall, he somehow managed to find the strength to crawl back into camp, arriving mere hours before Yates had planned to leave. Vivid, terrifying, and utterly inspiring, Touching the Void will appeal to anyone with a love of adventure and a belief in the power of the human spirit.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Joe Simpson
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 02/03/2004
ISBN: 9780060730550
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.60d

Before there wasInto Thin Air, there wasTouching the Void, an unforgettable true story of courage and suvival. While climbing in the Andes mountains, Joe Simpson and his partner Simon Yates, had just scaled a 21,000-foot summit when Simpson slipped from a vertical wall of ice, disappearing into the vast frozen heart of a glacier. Devastated and assuming Simpson to be dead, Yates returned to base camp.aBut Joe Simpson was alive. Frostbitten, his leg shattered from the fall, he somehow managed to find the strength to crawl back into camp, arriving mere hours before Yates had planned to leave. Vivid, terrifying, and utterly inspiring, Touching the Void will appeal to anyone with a love of adventure and a belief in the power of the human spirit.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Joe Simpson
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 02/03/2004
ISBN: 9780060730550
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.60d