Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

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Product Details

Price
$18.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
448
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.2 X 8.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393353761
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About the Author

Maurice Isserman is the author or coauthor of several critically acclaimed works of historical nonfiction, including The Other American, On the Hill, America Divided, and the prizewinning Fallen Giants.

Reviews

Packed with fascinating details . . . comprehensive and inviting.
A thrilling and nuanced history that expands our view of exploration, revealing how mountain adventures have transformed America.--Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan, authors of Buried in the Sky
Continental Divide represents over 300 years of American climbing history in one epic volume...Maurice Isserman takes us on this journey with equal amounts of meticulously researched facts and understated humor, critical historical context and heartbreaking human stories--all of which make for a fascinating read.--Bernadette McDonald, author of Freedom Climbers and Brotherhood of the Rope