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High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Other Unforgiving Places Paperback – 20 Mar 2003

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Canongate Books; Main edition (20 Mar. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1841953903
  • ISBN-13: 978-1841953908
  • Product Dimensions: 13.4 x 2.3 x 21.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 600,959 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Breashears has led a remarkable life and his professionalism, integrity and bravery emerge throughout this account." (Literary Review)

"An enthralling account . . . This book is remarkable on a number of levels. For the long winter nights this is an inspiring account and a worthy addition to any bookshelf." (Great Outdoors Magazine)

"A series of fascinating decisions and judgements . . . a finely honed book." (Yorkshire Post)

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For generations of adventurers, from Mallory to Hilary, Norgay to Krakauer, Mount Everest and the world's greatest peaks have provided the ultimate testing ground. But as the public's fascination with mountaineering reaches an all-time high, the question remains - why climb? In High Exposure, legendary rock climber. mountaineer and film-maker, David Breashears, answers with a captivating and intimate look at his life.

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