Epic

  • by Greg Child, David Roberts, Stephen Venables
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"Epic" is a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster. The climb that went wrong: fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound running low on food, water, and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. This program offers a collection of the most memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the worst possible conditions.

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What the Critics Say

Audiobook of the Year (ForeWord)
"If you liked Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air, read this book." (Peter Kadzis, Editor, The Boston Phoenix)

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A must for all mountaineers

Some of the classic tales of mountaineering compiled into a well narrated compendium...I didn't know all the climbers, but there was plenty of action from Chris Boardman, Don Whillans and Doug Scott to keep my interest going...
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- CA Weir

Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-01-2000
  • Publisher: Listen & Live Audio, Inc.