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Feeding the Rat: A Climber's Life on the Edge (Adrenaline Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Feeding the Rat is the story of an extraordinary man: climbing legend Mo Anthoine, who found his greatest joy in adventures that tested the far limits of human endurance. That passion for "feeding the rat" made him the unsung hero of dozens of horrifying epics in the mountains, including the famous Ogre expedition that almost killed Doug Scott and Sir Chris Bonington. The book also is the story of the extraordinary friendship between Mo and adrenaline junky A. Alvarez ? the distinguished poet, journalist and critic ? whose deeply moving portrait of his longtime climbing partner is a classic of adventure literature.

Review:

"For anyone who loves mountain climbing or rock climbing, who has wondered why climbers climb, or who dislikes climbing but just loves reading A. Alvarez, Feeding the Rat will be a treat in adventure, humor and good writing." Orville Schell

About the Author

A. Alvarez is the author of the acclaimed Where Did it Go All Right: A Memoir as well as the classic The Savage God: A Study of Suicide, The Biggest Game in Town, and several other works. His work has long appeared in The New Yorker and the New York Review of Books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560253273
Introduction:
Willis, Clint
Author:
Willis, Clint
Author:
Alvarez, A.
Publisher:
Westview Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Mountaineers
Subject:
Mountaineers -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Anthoine, Mo
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Adrenaline Classics (Paperback)
Series Volume:
109
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 BandW photos
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 7.5 oz

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Product details 240 pages Adrenaline Books - English 9781560253273 Reviews:
"Review" by , "For anyone who loves mountain climbing or rock climbing, who has wondered why climbers climb, or who dislikes climbing but just loves reading A. Alvarez, Feeding the Rat will be a treat in adventure, humor and good writing."
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