The Resource Annapurna, Arlene Blum, (electronic resource)

Annapurna, Arlene Blum, (electronic resource)

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Annapurna
Title
Annapurna
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Arlene Blum
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Language
eng
Summary
In August 1978, thirteen women left San Francisco for the Nepal Himalayas to make history as the first Americans-and the first women-to scale the treacherous slopes of Annapurna I, the world's tenth highest peak. Expedition leader Arlene Blum here tells their dramatic story: the logistical problems, storms, and hazardous ice climbing; the conflicts and reconciliations within the team; the terror of avalanches that threatened to sweep away camps and climbers. On October 15th, two women and two Sherpas at last stood on the summit-but the celebration was cut short, for two days later, the two women of the second summit team fell to their deaths. Never before has such an account of mountaineering triumph and tragedy been told from a woman's point of view. By proving that women had the skill, strength, and courage necessary to make this difficult and dangerous climb, the 1978 Women's Himalayan Expedition's accomplishment had a positive impact around the world, changing perceptions about women's abilities in sports and other arenas. And Annapurna: A Woman's Place has become an acknowledged classic in the annals of women's achievements-a story of challenge and commitment told with passion, humor, and unflinching honesty
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Blum, Arlene
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Sports & Recreations
  • Nonfiction
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Annapurna, Arlene Blum, (electronic resource)
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online
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sound
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digital recording
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66B59BFE-79C4-47C9-8F82-A0B012AFB3F2
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Label
Annapurna, Arlene Blum, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/66b59bfe-79c4-47c9-8f82-a0b012afb3f2
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
66B59BFE-79C4-47C9-8F82-A0B012AFB3F2
System details
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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