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Choked written by Tania Carver performed by Martyn Waites on CD (Abridged)

Choked written by Tania Carver performed by Martyn Waites on CD (Abridged)£4.99  -  £9.99

'I have something you've lost,' the voice said. 'Your daughter.' He will threaten her. The honeymoon is over for newlywed criminologist Marina Esposito. Her house is in flames. Her cop husband is in a coma. Her baby daughter is missing. And then her phone rings . . .

Annapurna - A Woman's Place written by Arlene Blum performed by Eileen Stevens on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781982598280
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Sport - Climbing
Duration:  600 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Arlene Blum
Narrator 1:  Eileen Stevens
Rarity:  Rare

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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 fifteenth, 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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