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Review: Annapurna

User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

This is a fabulous book and thrilling read. For some reason I always want to read high altitude mountaineering books in July! Herzog is admirable in many ways, but I can't help but notice the macho ... Read full review

Review: Annapurna: The First Conquest of an 8,000-Meter Peak

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

At long last I've read the "granddaddy" of mountaineering first-person accounts, and it is still a nerve-wracking adventure story more than sixty years later. From being "lost" between two of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pratyush - Goodreads

An amazing book on the first ever conquest of a peak over 8000 metres. The accounts are so vivid that you can almost feel the pain, see the precipitous snow-clad mountains. a testament to human ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

A true classice: one of the most amazing climbing stories ever told. I was riveted and couldn't put it down. If you have have any interest in the outdoors and mountaineering, this is a must read! Read full review

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User Review  - Lori - Goodreads

Wonderful! Great to hear the perspective from a 1950s French expedition! Read full review

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User Review  - Teri Christman - Goodreads

THE mountaineering must read. A classic! Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

a riveting account -- all the more so in considering the historical/literary context of this book, that this was one of the first big mountaineering narratives. Read full review

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User Review  - Ben Venter - Goodreads

Incredible store of determination and an amazing look at what early Himalayan exploration looked like. Read full review

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User Review  - Stan McCown - Goodreads

Annapurna is the tenth highest mountain in the world. In 1950, although Everest had been attempted several times without success, climbers from outside Europe were only beginning to explore other ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

The controversy surrounding this feat aside, this is a truly unbelievable story. There are parts of the tale that are incredible that it borders on comical, because they really couldn't catch a break ... Read full review


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