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Heinrich Harrer
Birth date: July 06, 1912
Died: January 07, 2006
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Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it 8 years ago
Heinrich Harrer, the author of this book, was a mountaineer and an adventurer. He was the first to climb the North Face of the Eiger Mountain in Switzerland. He did this int the 1930s. This book, originally published in 1953, is an adventure classic that recounts Heinrich Harrer's 1943 escape from...
anneconelly rated it 8 years ago
I'm still under great influence after reading this book, it's really inspirational and moving. Harrer has created a deep character description, he's dynamic, changing all the time, finding and challenging himself. It is full of hear warming anecdotes. I highly recommend it! I'm a great enthusiast of...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 12 years ago
A fascinating story, although I had a little trouble getting through it. I don't remember why.
EricCWelch rated it 21 years ago
While I have never understood the motivation of people who willingly place themselves in harm's way by doing all sorts of bizarre things like hanging from ropes above precipiceswith rocks falling on their heads and winter blizzards forcing snow down their necks, I must admit they make fascinating re...
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