Books tagged: climbing

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Emotional Geology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A passionate, off-beat love story set on the island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Rose Leonard is on the run from her life. She takes refuge in a remote island community where she cocoons herself in work, silence and solitude in a house by the sea. But does Rose, with her tenuous hold on sanity, have the courage to say “Yes” to life and a new love, putting her turbulent past behind her?
Flash Floods & Falls: Deaths & Rescues in Zion National Park
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This book details a variety of 70+ deaths that have occurred in the past century inside Zion National Park. The book is divided into flash flood deaths, slot canyon (rappelling) deaths, rock climbing deaths, falls from cliffs, and bizarre deaths. The author also includes numerous rescue stories of Bo Beck--Zion's senior Search & Rescue member for over 17 years.
A Dork Named Dodson: The Diabolical Gym Challenge
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
He's scrawny. He's got huge glasses. He's bad at sports. He's Dodson, and he's a great big dork. But somehow he always seems to get into zany situations with his best friend Squishy. Join him this time as he faces the most challenging foe he could ever imagine: GYM CLASS. Kids of all ages will enjoy Dodson's very first journal entry, which includes lots of fun pictures to go with the story.
Tibetan Cuisine - Jay Rai's Kitchen
Series: Jay Rai's Kitchen - Indian Cookbooks, Book 7. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Springwood Emedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Chinese, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Indian
Sample the delights of Tibetan Cuisine in this cookbook that contains some of the most popular traditional recipes from the Tibetan Region. Dishes that combine the spice of Asia and the noodles of china, a mouth watering combination.
Tempting the Throne Room
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
Tales From Topout: The Holy Hex
Price: Free! Words: 25,500. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Told in the quest tradition, this story is based in a fantasy world dedicated to rock climbers: The Holy Hex has been stolen and Prince Rockhard must retrieve it before the kingdom of Cliffedge crumbles away. Together with his motley crew, they must face dark forces, evil mercenaries, bad weather and a crux more fearsome than anything seen on a cliff face before.
Therapeutic Window
Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
The Night Climbers of Cambridge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Oleander Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The 1937 climbing black book - a cult classic bible for climbers, builderers, free-runners and parkouristes.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.