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Forever On The Mountain The Truth Behind One Of Mountaineering S Most Controversial And Mysterious Disasters

Author : James M. Tabor
ISBN : 0393066851
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award Grand Prize Winner, Banff Mountain Book Festival "Forever on the Mountain grips even non-climbers with its harrowing scenes of thorny relationships tested by extraordinary circumstances." —Washington Post In 1967, seven young men, members of a twelve-man expedition led by twenty-four-year-old Joe Wilcox, were stranded at 20,000 feet on Alaska’s Mount McKinley in a vicious Arctic storm. Ten days passed while the storm raged, yet no rescue was mounted. All seven perished in what remains the most tragic expedition in American climbing history. Revisiting the event in the tradition of Norman Maclean’s Young Men and Fire, James M. Tabor uncovers elements of controversy, finger-pointing, and cover-up that make this disaster unlike any other.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Forever On The Mountain

Author : James M. Tabor
ISBN : 0393061744
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In July 1967, seven young men--members of Joe Wilcox's twelve-man expedition--died on Mt. McKinley, North America's highest peak, stranded at 20,000 feet during a vicious Arctic storm. Ten days passed with no rescue attempt; the bodies were never recovere
Category: Sports & Recreation

Her Forever Mountain Menage Mountain 8

Author : Marla Monroe
ISBN : 9781642438406
Genre : Fiction
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[Menage Everlasting: Cowboys Menage a Trois Romance, MFM, HEA] Cindy has it allÑmoney, good looks, and a good job. She isn't looking for a man, so what is she going to do with two? Andy and Joe want a woman who can take them both on. When they meet Cindy, they believe they've found her, but she's not so sure a mŽnage will work. They set out to prove her wrong by showing her that family, no matter how many are in it, means everything. Joe and Andy teach her that three can be just as solid as two when it comes to creating a solid relationship. Cindy realizes that she loves them both and can't imagine her life without them. When her ex blows into town and threatens that relationship, she's ready to fight for it. Thank goodness her guys are right there by her side. Marla Monroe is a Siren-exclusive author.
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To Change Them Forever

Author : Clyde Ellis
ISBN : 0806128259
Genre : History
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Between 1893 and 1920 the U.S. government attempted to transform Kiowa children by immersing them in the forced assimilation program that lay at the heart of that era's Indian policy. Committed to civilizing Indians according to Anglo-American standards of conduct, the Indian Service effected the government's vision of a new Indian race that would be white in every way except skin color. Reservation boarding schools represented an especially important component in that assimilationist campaign. The Rainy Mountain School, on the Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Reservation in western Oklahoma, provides an example of how theory and reality collided in a remote corner of the American West. Rainy Mountain's history reveals much about the form and function of the Indian policy and its consequences for the Kiowa children who attended the school. In To Change Them Forever Clyde Ellis combines a survey of changing government policy with a discussion of response and accommodation by the Kiowa people. Unwilling to surrender their identity, Kiowas nonetheless accepted the adaptations required by the schools and survived the attempt to change them into something they did not wish to become. Rainy Mountain became a focal point for Kiowa society.
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A Son Is Forever

Author : Gary Morris
ISBN : 0883966840
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"Remember, Son... as you read these words, that I'll hold you in a very precious place in my heart -- not just today, but as long as there are stars in the sky." - Laurel Atherton In many ways, a son is your greatest accomplishment and your gift to the world. From the moment heas born, you strive to instill in him confidence, independence, and a little gentle wisdom to help him through life. As he grows up, your pride in his achievements and your hopes for his future grow right along with him. Ultimately, the day comes when he leaves your home to find his own way in the world, but he remains in your heart -- along with a lifetime of memories and special moments the two of you will always share. In a unique and enduring way, these writings convey so many of a parentas deepest feelings and thoughts. Sons of all ages will find something to reflect on and appreciate in this thoughtful collection.
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Forever The Road

Author : Anthony St. Clair
ISBN : 9781940119083
Genre : Fiction
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Their entwined fate becomes his impossible choice. A strange eclipse looms above India's city of the smiling fire. When an ancient evil awakens, the world teeters on a razor's edge of life and annihilation. Rootless globetrotter Jay wanted Agamuskara to be just another place he visited, but the strange object in his backpack has other ideas. In the global secret order of Jakes and Jades, destiny-changing Jade Agamuskara Bluegold stands above the rest, all the while keeping up appearances as the humble proprietor of the Everest Base Camp Pub & Hostel. However, she struggles to untangle the terrible future she foresees and to ignore her doubts about her past choices. Despite themselves, both Jade and Jay befriend the evasive, stout-quaffing Faddah Rucksack—a man without a destiny who seems determined to direct their own. As fires rage in a land of ash, a backpacker, a bartender, and the world's only Himalayan-Irish sage become trapped between their entwined fate and an impossible choice. FOREVER THE ROAD is a captivating page-turner in Anthony St. Clair's Rucksack Universe. If you like Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, or Octavia Butler, you'll love this ongoing fantasy series of globetrotting intrigue. Buy the book to start Anthony St. Clair's tale of travel twists and turns today!
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Witness The Forever Wild

Author : Clifford Reiter
ISBN : 9781435711969
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"Witness the Forever Wild" is a guide to hiking in the Adirondacks designed to facilitate modern "leave no trace" hiking in this precious wilderness. The book includes descriptions of 56 hiking routes and more than 250 color nature photographs to enhance these hikes. Start coordinates are given for each hike, aiding the use GPS and/or internet direction software for locating trailheads. Distance, time par, and cumulative ascent data is given for each route. The book contains 32 color topographic maps showing 26 primary routes drawn by overlaying GPS data from the route onto the maps. Distance and time data along the route is also given. Most routes are day hikes, but there are a few hikes from interior base camps. A few routes are trail-less or include a trail-less segment. If you are new to the Adirondacks, there are hikes suitable for you. If you are an experienced Adirondack hiker, you will likely find interesting and challenging Adirondack hikes that are unusual but lovely.
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A River Forever Flowing

Author : Ming Fang He
ISBN : 9781607527565
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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God And His Angels Forever Loves You

Author : Mae Futter Stein
ISBN : 9781469176697
Genre : Poetry
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I am a dreamer that enjoys sitting out in the sunny weather in Arizona, writing poems. I am 77 years young and have been writing poetry since I was ten years old. I do hope you enjoy some of my special poems that I have written about love and God. My husband passed away in 2004 and I have remarried in 2010. We are hoping to share many happy years together to come. Thank you! - Mae Futter Stein
Category: Poetry