Facing the extreme one woman"s story of true courage, death-defying survival, and her quest for the summit by Ruth Anne Kocour

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • McKinley, Mount (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • McKinley, Mount,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Kocour, Ruth Anne,
  • Mountaineering -- Alaska -- McKinley, Mount -- History,
  • Women mountaineers -- United States -- Biography,
  • McKinley, Mount (Alaska) -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Ruth Anne Kocour as told to Michael Hodgson.
ContributionsHodgson, Michael.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A42 M3245 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 256 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL695369M
ISBN 100312179421
LC Control Number97042801
OCLC/WorldCa37890435

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