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Touching the Void

Touching the Void

Author: Joe Simpson
$24.99(AUD)  inc GST

An account of the ascent of the 21,000ft Siula Grande peak in the Peruvian Andes. Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had achieved the summit before the first disaster struck. What happened and how they dealt with the psychological traumas that resulted is the subject of this book.

Author description

Joe Simpson is the author of several best-selling books, of which the first,Touching the Void, won both the NCR award and the Boardman Tasker Award. His later books are This Game of Ghosts - the sequel to Touching theVoid -, Storms of Silence, Dark Shadows Falling, The Beckoning Silence and a novel, The Water People.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780099771012
  • : penguin random house
  • : Vintage
  • : October 1997
  • : 200mm X 130mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 1997
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joe Simpson
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 796.522092
  • : 176
  • : illustrations, portraits