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Touching the Void

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 2,161 Ratings and 535 Reviews

Book Description
Concise and yet packed with detail, Touching the Void, Joe Simpson's harrowing account of near-death in the Peruvian Andes, is a compact tour de force that wrestles with issues of bravery, friendship, physical endurance, the code of the mountains, and the will to live. Simpson dedicates the book to his climbing partner, Simon Yates, and to "those friends who have gone to the mountains and have not... More
Book Information
PublisherPearson Education
BindingHardcover (19 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100435017055
ISBN-13978-0435017057
Publication Date10/01/2009
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About Joe Simpson (Author) : Joe Simpson is a published author. Some of the published credits of Joe Simpson include Touching the Void.
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8/16/2009 Susannah Corbett said: This is a fantastic book and should be read by everyone. You really can't put it down! My husband used to mountain climb, but not since I read this!
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