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A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond

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In May of 1963, Seattle mountaineer Jim Whittaker stepped into world history by becoming the first American to summit Mount Everest. More than fifty years later, he is still regarded as a seminal figure in North American mountaineering, as well as an astute businessman who helped create the outdoor recreation industry. A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond is Jim's courageous, no-punches-pulled autobiography and a look at a peripatetic, sometimes difficult life. Beyond the glory of the Everest summit and his ...

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A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond
2000, Mountaineers Books, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780898867541

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A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond
1999, Mountaineers Books

ISBN-13: 9780898865400

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