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Description - White Llmbo by Lincoln Hall

The best book about mountaineering ever It should be read by everyone who still understands the spirit of human endeavour, courage and sacrifice and who holds adventure in their heart.' Sunday Telegraph The highest point on earth - the summit of Everest - is every climber's dream. In 1984, it was the goal of a small team of Australians. They planned a quick, lightweight ascent of an unclimbed route without oxygen. But their battle with storms, avalanches, extreme cold and thin air meant they soon began to run out of time. Walt Unsworth, Everest historian, wrote, 'Their actual achievement was astonishing; one of the greatest climbs ever done on the mountain.' First published more than two decades ago, White Limbo continues to be a true adventure classic and now contains a foreword by by Bradley Trevor Greive (best-selling author of The Blue Day Book).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741668643
ISBN-10: 1741668646
Format: Paperback
(186mm x 116mm x 25mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Lincoln Hall

Lincoln Hall (OAM) was one of Australia's best known mountaineers. His high-altitude climbing career, which spanned three decades, culminated in his key role in the first Australian ascent of Mt Everest in 1984, and his book White Limbo was an international bestselling account of this first Australian ascent. Lincoln lived in the Blue Mountains with his wife, Barbara, and their two sons. He died aged 56 in March 2012.

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