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"Peering Over the Edge: The Philosophy of Mountaineering"

by Mikel Vause (ed.)

Mountaineering Book Review:  Mikel Vause's Peering Over the Edge

Publisher's Book Description

"Peering Over the Edge is the result of contributions by some of the greatest authors of mountaineering literature: Pat Ament, Phil Bartlett, Arlene Blum, Margaret Body, Chris Bonington, Hamish M. Brown, Joe Brown, Greg Child, Jim Curran,Giusto Gervasutti,Andrew Greig, Terry Gifford, Heinrich Harrer, Dougal Haston, Maurice Herzog, Sir John Hunt,Jeff Long, Jeff Lowe, Hamish MacInnes, Jeffrey McCarthy, Ian Mitchell, Paul Pritchard, David Roberts, Doug Robinson, Steve Roper, Galen Rowell, Woodrow Wilson Sayre, Doug Scott, Eric Shipton, G.B. Spenceley, Sir Leslie Stephen, Mikel Vause, Edward Whymper, Simon Yates, Geoffrey Winthrop Young."

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Publisher's Author Description

"Mikel Vause is Professor of English at Weber State University, USA. In addition to his mountain and mountaineering books he write essays and poetry. He has twice been a judge for the Boardman Tasker Prize in Mountain Literature."


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Book Details

Publisher Mountain N' Air Books, USA
Year 2008
Paperback Pages 450
ISBN 10 1879415429, 13 978-1879415423