The Last of His Kind by David Roberts audiobook

The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer

By David Roberts
Read by David de Vries

Brilliance Audio 9780061560941
Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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    Available on 11/03/2020

    ISBN: 9781799727309

“Stunning and stirring.” —Boston Globe In The Last of His Kind, renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through the biography of Brad Washburn, legendary mountaineering pioneer and photographer. Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, has praised David Roberts, saying, “Nobody alive writes better about mountaineering”—and nowhere is that truth more evident than in this breathtaking account of the life and exploits of America’s greatest mountain climber.

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“Stunning and stirring.”

Boston Globe

In The Last of His Kind, renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through the biography of Brad Washburn, legendary mountaineering pioneer and photographer. Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, has praised David Roberts, saying, “Nobody alive writes better about mountaineering”—and nowhere is that truth more evident than in this breathtaking account of the life and exploits of America’s greatest mountain climber.

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Author Bio: David Roberts

Author Bio: David Roberts

David Roberts is the author of over twenty-five previous books on topics ranging from mountain climbing to adventure to Native Americans and the American West. He has written for numerous publications, including the Atlantic, Smithsonian, New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and others. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English