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Postcards from the ledge

collected mountaineering writings of Greg Child.
  • 222 Pages
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Mountaineers , Seattle, WA
Child, Greg., Mountaineering., Mountaineers -- Biogr
Other titlesClimbing (Aspen, Colo.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.83 .C45 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL361074M
ISBN 100898865840
LC Control Number98021175

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I couldn't stop laughing after reading the essay about him showing his elderly mum just how "safe" mountaineering is. In the end he hobbled away like the hurt little boy his mom knew him to be/5.

The short dispatches in Postcards from the Ledge are funny, bitter little pills, the perfect antidote to excessive alpine posturing or a bad case of winter ennui.

Seattle Times Child is one of the more engaging writers about climbing, applying humor and perspective where others might apply the knife Brand: Mountaineers Books, The.

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Australian climber/writer Child is a man without fear, as these pages reveal, and without much regard for the normal niceties.

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He writes at length, and with obvious pleasure, about getting sick in snowbanks and on mongrel Tibetan dogs, of various bodily functions at various altitudes.

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Australian climber/writer Child is a man without fear, /5(2). A book I read speaks of the spiritual warrior as always having a sort of bittersweet place inside of him. A sort of loneliness. A sort of mourning that is also sweet tasting. I know this place well. But I always thought it was a place to try to escape from.

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Embed. Postcards from the Ledge is a play by Paul Howard, as part of the Ross O'Carroll-Kelly series. It had its world premiere on Octo at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin produced by Landmark : Ross O'Carroll-Kelly.

Greg Child presents an anthology of his works in Postcards from the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg articles and essays are from his work at Climbing and Outside, with several short entertaining works from his serial column, "Postcards from the Edge."The collection is a mix of essays about his own climbs as well as essays on.

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This sunset deepened and lasted for almost two hours. Ta very much nature goddesses. And a heartfelt thank you to all who reached out to send birthday greetings. You all know what it means and it seems like one of the ways this.

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Small Wall Ledges For Flash Cards, Postcards Or Books Aw yeah, we’re living on the ledge. We’ve been waiting to hang our postcard shelves from our first house’s office for over two years and we finally found the right spot for them."Postcards from the Ledge" was written by Greg Child and published by The Mountaineers in Seattle, WA.

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