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The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainierby Bruce Barcott
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Book News Annotation:
Barcott, a staff writer for the Seattle Weekly and contributor to Harper's, adds a poetic touch to his sometimes humorous, sometimes alarming descriptions of climbing Rainier. He delves into Rainier's mountaineering history, as well as a little botany, seismology, and plain old mountain lore.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -257) and index.
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