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William Morrow
352 pages
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<p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">“Stunning and stirring.”<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">—<em>Boston Globe<o:p></o:p></em></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><em><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'"><o:p> </o:p></span></em></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">In <em>The Last of His Kind, </em>renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through the biography of Brad Washburn, legendary mountaineering pioneer and photographer. Jon Krakauer, author of <em>Into Thin Air, </em>has praised David Roberts, saying, “Nobody alive writes better about mountaineering”—and nowhere is that truth more evident than in this breathtaking account of the life and exploits of America’s greatest mountain climber. <o:p></o:p></span></p>