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The Resource Above the clouds : the diaries of a high-altitude mountaineer, Anatoli Boukreev ; translated from the original Russian by Natalia Lagovskaya and Barbara Poston ; collected and edited by Linda Wylie ; foreword by Galen Rowell

Above the clouds : the diaries of a high-altitude mountaineer, Anatoli Boukreev ; translated from the original Russian by Natalia Lagovskaya and Barbara Poston ; collected and edited by Linda Wylie ; foreword by Galen Rowell

Label
Above the clouds : the diaries of a high-altitude mountaineer
Title
Above the clouds
Title remainder
the diaries of a high-altitude mountaineer
Statement of responsibility
Anatoli Boukreev ; translated from the original Russian by Natalia Lagovskaya and Barbara Poston ; collected and edited by Linda Wylie ; foreword by Galen Rowell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
Above the Clouds contains riveting narratives of climbs on Mount McKinley, K2, Makalu, Manaslu, and Everest -- including Boukreev's diary of the 1996 expedition, written shortly after his return. There are also fascinating technical details about the skill of mountain climbing, as well as personal and moving reflections on what life means to someone who risks it every day
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Above the clouds : the diaries of a high-altitude mountaineer, Anatoli Boukreev ; translated from the original Russian by Natalia Lagovskaya and Barbara Poston ; collected and edited by Linda Wylie ; foreword by Galen Rowell
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 237 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312269708
Lccn
2001041614
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47140830
  • (OCoLC)ocm47140830
  • 663243
Label
Above the clouds : the diaries of a high-altitude mountaineer, Anatoli Boukreev ; translated from the original Russian by Natalia Lagovskaya and Barbara Poston ; collected and edited by Linda Wylie ; foreword by Galen Rowell
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 237 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312269708
Lccn
2001041614
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47140830
  • (OCoLC)ocm47140830
  • 663243

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