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The Sunlit Summit

Author : Robin Lloyd-Jones
ISBN : 1910124184
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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W. H. Murray (1913 - 1996) was one of Scotland's foremost climbers before World War II, putting up many new routes in mountains that were still being discovered in terms of sport. He saw active service in the war and spent several years as a prisoner of war. In later years he explored the Himalayas, continued writing about the outdoors, especially in Scotland, and became a published novelist and a leading conservationist. Robin Lloyd-Jones's biography was recognized in 2013 by the Saltire Society as its Research Book of the Year.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Adventures In The Northlands

Author : Tony Howard
ISBN : 9781906148485
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Lightning hit the cliff high above us, sending a dumper-load of rocks thrumming like jagged cannonballs out of the clouds to explode around us. Bill took a direct hit on his helmet, which was smashed. He hung limply and silently on the rope. His face, which was streaming with blood from a gash in his head, was a ghastly shade of white. For a horrible moment, we thought he was dead, but he came round slowly. We suggested bivouacking until he recovered but Bill, who always thrived in adversity, was having none of it. Having bandaged his head and reversed his helmet so that the hole in it wasn't over the hole in his head, and at his insistence bunged a fag in his mouth to keep him happy, we continued into the storm up the last 300 metres of the snow covered cliff. We emerged triumphantly over the cornice into the blizzard and whiteout, another first ascent in the bag.' Adventures in the Northlands is a collection of short stories written by British adventurer and mountaineer Tony Howard. From a life spent in the mountains and wilderness, Tony recalls epic tales of climbing, kayaking and adventure from Greenland, the Yukon and, his home-from-home, Norway. Journey with Tony into some of the most incredible wild places on earth. Vertebrate Mountain Shorts are collections of mountaineering, climbing, adventure and wilderness writing, published as ebooks and intended to be read in one go. Written by some of the world's leading outdoor adventure authors, they include rare, previously out of print and exciting new works. Vertebrate Mountain Shorts will always be inspirational, direct and to the point.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : William Lord Watts
ISBN : HARVARD:32044017956616
Genre : Iceland
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Category: Iceland


Author : S. P. Elledge
ISBN : 9781462076345
Genre : Fiction
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Here are thirteen stories. They are not for everyone. These stories were written over a period of many years. They are what they are. The titles within include: "Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog" "Frog Baby" "Wordblind" "The Flight" "Quintana Roo" and several others. Several of these stories have been previously published in literary magazines, and completed with funds from local and statewide grants and during stays at several artists' retreats. Thanks to all these generous patrons and benefactors.
Category: Fiction


Author : Mícheál Fanning
ISBN : 9781898472162
Genre : Poetry
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Category: Poetry

Prophecy And Religion

Author : John Skinner
ISBN : 9781579103095
Genre : Religion
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Category: Religion

5 Novels

Author : Ahmed Fagih
ISBN : 9781469100401
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

American Dreams

Author : John Jakes
ISBN : 1101209186
Genre : Fiction
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From America's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the epicstory of the Crown family--first introduced in the New York Times bestsellerHomeland. As the second generation comes of age, the Crowns strive to find theirplace in a turbulent America which stands at the dawn of a new century. From thespeedways of Detroit to the unbridled glamour of a young Hollywood, to the daringheights of early aviation--theirs is a story of passion and adventure, glory, andambition, with all the wonder, promise, and splendor of...American Dreams.
Category: Fiction