Wanda Rutkiewicz: A Caravan of Dreams: Reinisch, Gertrude
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Wanda Rutkiewicz: A Caravan of Dreams

Author(s): Reinisch, Gertrude

Copyright: 2000, UK
Specifications: 1st, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 192 color & 25 bw photos, red cloth
Condition: signed on tipped-in sheet, dj & cloth new

A terrific English-language book on the great Polish climber Wanda Rutkiewicz. Rutkiewicz was regarded as the top woman climber of her day with ascents of eight 8000m peaks - Everest (1978), Nanga Parbat (1985), K2 (1986), Shishapangma (1987), Gasherbrum II (1989), Gasherbrum I (1990), Cho Oyu and Annapurna (1991). Tragically, she disappeared while attempting Kangchenjunga in 1992. This is a terrific, large-format book chock-full of photos.

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