A Fine Kind of Madness: Mountain Adventures Tall & True by Laura Waterman,Guy Waterman PDF

By Laura Waterman,Guy Waterman

ISBN-10: 0898867347

ISBN-13: 9780898867343

* Written through man Waterman, one of many Northeast's so much hugely revered open air writers

* mixture of ingenious fiction and nonfiction deals an alternative choice to brand new personality-centered mountaineering writing

* man Waterman's final paintings

In this standout choice of the writings man Waterman and Laura Waterman readers will find a wealthy mix of out of doors adventures nice and small. a few fiction, a few nonfiction, a majority of these tales discover the fundamental impulse to climb, its roots, and the underlying drives of exceptional person climbers. One tale, a fictionalized letter trade among bold woman climbers of the Victorian Era-Fanny Bullock Workman and Annie Peck-captures the aggressive spirit among them. the real tale A evening in Odell Gully demonstrates that severe climbers recognize, higher than virtually an individual else in our sheltered sleek lifestyles, what demise and demise ability. This assortment is sure to be a touchstone for all who're interested in the mountains.Only the susceptible worry feedback.

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