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K2 : Triumph and Tragedy
K2 Triumph and Tragedy
Author: Jim Curran
K2, "the savage mountain", is the second-highest peak in the world - and the most difficult to cllimb. In 1986, it was the site of both dazzling triumph and great loss as twenty-seven men and women reached the top but thirteen died trying. Tto this day it ramains the single greatest tragedy in the history of mountaineering. Curran was there to...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780395485903
ISBN-10: 0395485908
Publication Date: 2/3/1989
Pages: 224
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3.9 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: Mariner Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Generally good story, but a little bit wordy. Curran sometimes dives a bit too deep into the minutiae. Some phrasing is difficult, due to the American/British interface. Overall, a good read.
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An incredible tale about survival on the second highest mountain in the world.


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