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One And Two Halves To K2 James Ballard

One And Two Halves To K2

James Ballard

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ISBN : 9780140261677
Hardcover
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In August 1995,just three months after becoming the first woman to reach the summit of Everest alone,unsupported and without artificial oxygen,climber Alison Jane Hargreaves was blown to her death on her descent from the 8611-metre(28,250) summit ofMoreIn August 1995,just three months after becoming the first woman to reach the summit of Everest alone,unsupported and without artificial oxygen,climber Alison Jane Hargreaves was blown to her death on her descent from the 8611-metre(28,250) summit of killer mountain K2.One and Two Halves to K2 is the story of her husband Jims trip to Pakistan shortly afterwards with Tom(then 6) and Kate(4) to show them Mums last mountain and to share with them some of Alisons experiences in the last days of her life. It is a story that is touching,adventurous and revealing,including as it does extracts from Alisons last diaries,recovered after her death by the Pakistan government.