K2, Triumph and Tragedy

K2, Triumph and Tragedy

Book - 1987
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K2, "the savage mountain", is the second-highest peak in the world - and the most difficult to climb. In 1986, it was the site of both dazzling triumph and great loss as twenty-seven men and women reached the top but thirteen died trying. To this day it remains the single greatest tragedy in the history of mountaineering. Curran was there to record it all in words and photographs: courage and obsession, luminous success and thwarted ambition.
Publisher: Seattle : Mountaineers, c1987.
ISBN: 9780395485903
9780898861471
0898861470
9780340415269
0340415266
Branch Call Number: 796. 52209546 CUR
Characteristics: 219 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.

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