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  • Clint Willis

    This gripping account of courage, achievement, and heartbreaking loss tells the story of Bonington's Boys, a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest's first ascent. The boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington's inner circle included a dozen of the most renowned climbers, who took increasingly terrible risks on now legendary expeditions to the world's most fearsome peaks, and paid an enormous price. Most of them died in the mountains, leaving behind the hardest question of all: was it worth it? Based on interviews with surviving climbers and others, as well as five decades of journals, expedition accounts, and letters, The Boys of Everest...read more

  • Clint Willis

    Year after year climbers return to the world's most difficult mountains, where even the best are vulnerable to mistakes, bad weather and bad luck. Climb offers harrowing accounts of extreme mountaineering and its sometimes fatal...read more

  • Clint Willis

    The climb that went wrong: fighting snowstorms and avalanches; running low on food and oxygen. Epic is a collection of the most memorable accounts of expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the worst possible...read more

  • Clint Willis

    Everest and K2 are two of the most feared and respected peaks in the world. High offers, in vivid accounts, why both are among the world's most dangerous places, yet why the world's best climbers can't stay away from...read more

  • Clint Willis

    Hear the stories of seafarers battling savage storms, rogue waves, starvation and their own fear and suffering. Rough Water is a unique collection of the finest writing on why men and women go to sea, and what they find...read more

  • Clint Willis

    World War II killed 60 million people--20 million of them soldiers--and inflicted wounds, bereavement, poverty and suffering on countless others. The War presents a mosaic of memoirs from soldiers, citizens and historians, detailing the immense tragedy that stretched from the Western Front to the Pacific...read more

  • Clint Willis

    The wilderness -- forest, desert, glacier, jungle -- has been the scene of the past century's most exciting stories. Wild offers gripping tales for anyone fascinated by the beauty and the danger that awaits us all in the...read more