Left for Dead:My Journey Home from Everest By Beck Weathers EBOOK Tooltip My Journey Home from Everest

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  • Engels
  • Druk: 1
  • 9780440509172
  • mei 2018
  • E-book
  • 320 pagina's
  • Epub zonder kopieerbeveiliging (DRM)
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With a new preface by the author • As featured in the upcoming motion picture Everest, starring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, and Jake Gyllenhaal



''I can tell you that some force within me rejected death at the last moment and then guided me, blind and stumbling—quite literally a dead man walking—into camp and the shaky start of my return to life.''



In 1996 Beck Weathers and a climbing team pushed toward the summit of Mount Everest. Then a storm exploded on the mountain, ripping the team to shreds, forcing brave men to scratch and crawl for their lives. Rescuers who reached Weathers saw that he was dying, and left him. Twelve hours later, the inexplicable occurred. Weathers appeared, blinded, gloveless, and caked with ice—walking down the mountain. In this powerful memoir, now featuring a new Preface, Weathers describes not only his escape from hypothermia and the murderous storm that killed eight climbers, but the journey of his life. This is the story of a man's route to a dangerous sport and a fateful expedition, as well as the road of recovery he has traveled since; of survival in the face of certain death, the reclaiming of a family and a life; and of the most extraordinary adventure of all: finding the courage to say yes when life offers us a second chance.



Praise for Left for Dead



''Riveting . . . [a] remarkable survival story . . . Left for Dead takes a long, critical look at climbing: Weathers is particularly candid about how the demanding sport altered and strained his relationships.''—USA Today



''Ultimately, this engrossing tale depicts the difficulty of a man's struggle to reform his life.''—Publishers Weekly

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mei 2018
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20,3 x 13,2 x 1,6 cm
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320 pagina's
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Epub zonder kopieerbeveiliging (DRM)
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My Journey Home from Everest
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