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True Summit

What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna

by David Roberts

  • 269 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Mountain Climbing,
  • Sports,
  • India,
  • Mountaineers,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering,
  • Biography,
  • 1921-1955,
  • Annapurna,
  • Annapurna (Nepal),
  • Description and travel,
  • France,
  • Lachenal, Louis,,
  • Nepal

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722760M
    ISBN 100684867575
    ISBN 109780684867571

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Such is `True Summit' as a forensic examination of Maurice Herzog and his classic book `Annapurna' telling the story of the first ascent of an metre Himalayan peak. It is dedicated to Louis Lachenal, Lionel Terray and Gaston Rébuffat, 3 of the world's best mountaineers at the time, and whose contributions to the triumph of Annapurna Cited by: 2.

The bashing of Maurice Herzog - but quite an interesting book nonetheless I only read (and had heard of) True Summit after having read Annapurna by Maurice Herzog a couple of months ago.

I quite enjoyed Annapurna but came across Roberts book as well and thought itd make a nice accompaniment to the classic. The most striking words that hit a reader coming to the novel is its proclamation of /5(31). Such is `True Summit' as a forensic examination of Maurice Herzog and his classic book `Annapurna' telling the story of the first ascent of an metre Himalayan peak.

It is dedicated to Louis Lachenal, Lionel Terray and Gaston True Summit book, 3 of the world's best mountaineers at the time, and whose contributions to the triumph of Annapurna /5(43). This book explores what may actually True Summit book happened during the French expedition to the Himalayas which was 'led' by Maurice Herzog.

This expedition was the first to summit an 8, meter peak, and it was the cause for much nationalist pride in post-war France.'True Summit' is a very interesting read in terms of its research, as well as its historical and archival by: 2.

True Summit What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent on Annapurna. In a startling look at the classic Annapurna-- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the Himalayan peak.

In Junea team of mountaineers was the first to conquer an 8,meter peak. Summit book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A summit is a summit, and the truth is the truth. But the view from 8, m /5. A former true believer discovers that Maurice Herzog’s best-selling Annapurna (a stirring, romantic account of the first ascent of an 8,meter peak in the Himalayas) left out some of the adventure’s nastier details and some of the team’s more rancorous moments.

Roberts, a mountaineer and author of outdoor adventure books (Escape Routes,etc.), once ranked Annapurna as the best. True Summit What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna (Book): Roberts, David: Fifty years after the event, Roberts examines the controversy surrounding Maurice Herzog's classic mountaineering book, Annapurna, and discovers a richer and more dramatic story about the world's first ascent of an 8,meter peak.

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Unfortunately, in contrast to Messner, David Roberts has none of the Himalayan. In True Summit, David Roberts presents a fascinating revision of this classic tale. Using newly available documents and information gleaned from a rare interview with Herzog (the only climber on the team still living), Roberts shows that the expedition was torn by dissent.

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