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Where the Silence Rings: A Literary Companion to Mountains (David Suzuki Foundation Series)

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From Edward Whympers ascent of the Matterhorn in the 1860s to Jon Krakauers vivid profiles of modern mountaineers, this collection offers indelible impressions from writers who experienced the mystery and the grandeur of the mountains — and who lived to tell about it. Highlights include John Muirs “A Perilous Night on Mount Shasta” and Belmore Brownes heart-stopping “Conquest of Mt. McKinley.”

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< div> From Edward Whymper& #8217; s ascent of the Matterhorn in the 1860s to Jon Krakauer& #8217; s vivid profiles of modern mountaineers, this collection offers indelible impressions from writers who experienced the mystery and the grandeur of the mountains & #8212; and who lived to tell about it. Highlights include John Muir& #8217; s & #8220; A Perilous Night on Mount Shasta& #8221; and Belmore Browne& #8217; s heart-stopping & #8220; Conquest of Mt. McKinley.& #8221; < /div>

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ISBN:
9781553652434
Subtitle:
A Literary Companion to Mountains
Author:
Grady, Wayne
Publisher:
Greystone Books
Subject:
Mountains
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Mountains
Subject:
Nature Studies-Biology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
David Suzuki Foundation Series
Publication Date:
20070404
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.25 in 10.5 oz

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Product details 160 pages Greystone Books - English 9781553652434 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , < div> From Edward Whymper& #8217; s ascent of the Matterhorn in the 1860s to Jon Krakauer& #8217; s vivid profiles of modern mountaineers, this collection offers indelible impressions from writers who experienced the mystery and the grandeur of the mountains & #8212; and who lived to tell about it. Highlights include John Muir& #8217; s & #8220; A Perilous Night on Mount Shasta& #8221; and Belmore Browne& #8217; s heart-stopping & #8220; Conquest of Mt. McKinley.& #8221; < /div>
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