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Facing The Extreme

One Woman"s Tale of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival and Her Quest For The Summit

by Ruth Anne Kocour

  • 78 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • True stories of endurance & survival,
  • Mountain Climbing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Sports - General,
  • Women,
  • Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports,
  • Alaska,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • Kocour, Ruth Anne,
  • McKinley, Mount,
  • United States,
  • Women mountaineers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9765313M
    ISBN 100312179421
    ISBN 109780312179427
    OCLC/WorldCa37890435


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