Mountain Madness: Scott Fischer, Mount Everest & a Life Lived on High (Google eBook)
Mountain climber Scott Fischer's mantra would lead him to scale the highest and most treacherous peaks on earth. Best known as one of the guides who perished near the summit of Mount Everest during the tragic spring of 1996, Scott Fischer became for many an iconic symbol of audacity, hubris, and the limits of human endurance. But to those who knew him well, Scott was much more than an action figure at the heart of a modern-day cautionary tale. Now in this vivid, candid biography, Robert Birkby-one of Scott's close friends-gives us a fascinating in-depth portrait of who Scott Fischer really was and what led him to climb to the top of the world. Book jacket.
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