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Savage Summit

The Life and Death of the First Women of K2

by Jennifer Jordan

  • 240 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Harper Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • True stories of endurance & survival,
  • Women And Sports,
  • Mountain Climbing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • China,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Sports - General,
  • Women,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Biography,
  • K2 (Mountain),
  • Mountaineers,
  • Pakistan,
  • Women mountaineers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9234033M
    ISBN 100060587164
    ISBN 109780060587161

    "With his third book in the James Reece series, SAVAGE SON, Jack Carr HALO jumps the reader into that most dangerous game: man hunting man. With technical ferocity and devastating action sequences, Carr writes both from the gut and a seemingly infinite reservoir of knowledge in the methods of human ed on: Ap Ninety women have scaled Everest but of the six women who reached the summit of K2, three lost their lives on the way back down the mountain and two have since died on other Savage Summit, Jennifer Jordan shares the tragic, compelling, inspiring, and extraordinary true stories of a handful of courageous women -- mothers and daughters.

      Though not as tall as Everest, the "Savage Mountain" is far more dangerous. Located on the border of China and Pakistan, K2 has some of the harshest climbing conditions in the world. Ninety women have scaled Everest but of the six women who reached the summit of K2, three lost their lives on the way back down the mountain and two have since died on other /5(2). This book is sensational. For anyone interested in the history of high altitude climbing or in pushing themselves further in any area of life it’s a must read book. Savage Summit tells the story of K2, the killer mountain, and it’s relationship with the first five women who achieved the accolade of reaching its peak.

    Though not as tall as Everest, the "Savage Mountain" is far more dangerous. Located on the border of China and Pakistan, K2 has some of the harshest climbing conditions in the world. Ninety women have scaled Everest but of the six women who reached the summit of K2, three lost their lives on the way back down the mountain and two have since died on other .   [Read Book] Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2 the World's. Soffiya. (PDF Download) The Kid Who Climbed Everest: The Incredible Story of a Year-Old's Summit. Asertambaacam.


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Jennifer Jordan is an expert on women's leadership with extensive knowledge of women's history of high altitude mountaineering and K2 climbing history. She is the author of 'Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2' and producer and writer of the documentary 'Women of K2' on National Geographic Channel.

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Women were almost without exception relegated to the role of wife, widow, prostitute, royalty or slave.

But sometime during the late. "With his third book in the James Reece series, SAVAGE SON, Jack Carr HALO jumps the reader into that most dangerous game: man hunting man.

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