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Jamie Andrew's survival and rescue after five nights trapped by a ferocious storm in 1999 has passed into Alpine legend. It was a miracle that he survived; but Jamie had to come to terms not only with the death of his close friend, Jamie Fisher, who died beside him - but also with the loss of all his limbs to frostbite. Since the accident, Jamie has struggled painfully and successfully to overcome his disabilities; not only has he learnt to walk (and run) on his prosthetic legs, but also to ski, snowboard, paraglide - and even take up his beloved mountaineering again.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749950521
ISBN-10: 0749950528
Format: Paperback
(159mm x 204mm x 24mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Piatkus Books
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 24-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jamie Andrew

Jamie Andrew, who lives in Edinburgh, was a leading mountaineer for over a decade before the tragic events of January 1998. He regularly gives lectures and speeches to mountaineering clubs and universities on his experiences.