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9780224025454

Touching the Void

Touching the Void

by Joe Simpson

Publisher Jonathan Cape

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  • Signed by the Author
  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Hardcover


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About the book

Winner of the Boardman/Tasker Award, this book tells the story of how two friends, Joe Simpson and Simon Yates, confront the greatest challenge of their lives. Together on the West Face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes, they leave behind the humdrum of everyday life.

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About the Author

Joe Simpson

Joe Simpson is an English mountaineer, author, and motivational speaker. While climbing in Peru in 1985, he suffered severe injuries and was thought lost after falling into a crevasse, but he survived and managed to crawl back to his base camp. He described the ordeal in his best-selling 1988 book Touching the Void, which was adapted into a 2003 documentary film of the same name.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    The book has foxing on the page block and top and bottom of the spine is pushed in. Otherwise, it’s a lovely copy. The dust jacket shows shelf wear along the top and bottom edge.

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