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David Roberts

3.88 of 5 Votes: 4
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Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration (2014)
language
English
3.71 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: It was a tossup whether to give this four, or five, stars, but the little "amazing" that pops up when you roll the mouse over the stars finally persuaded me. I am quite sure that other acts of heroism and courage may be held up to compare with Doug Mawson's survival - but will a...
Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer (2011)
language
English
3.57 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Fairly interesting book about a fairly uninteresting person. The author spent a lot of time extolling Ruess' virtures, but a) I wasn't sold, and b) it doesn't help the story. It's a great mystery, but this kid makes Chris McCandless look like Ernest Shackleton. Hard to rate on th...
Last of His Kind (2000)
language
English
3.69 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This is a biography of an Alaskan Mountaineering Pioneer and one of the greatest nature photographers ever, and it's written by my favorite climbing writer. Unfortunately, it's a bit more geeky of a climbing history than I would have liked (to introduce his climbing partners for ...
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