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Feeding the Rat : Adrenaline Series - A. Alvarez

Feeding the Rat

Adrenaline Series

By: A. Alvarez, Clint Willis (Introduction by)

Paperback Published: 12th October 2001
ISBN: 9781560253273
Number Of Pages: 240

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Feeding the Rat is the story of an extraordinary man: climbing legend Mo Anthoine, who found his greatest joy in adventures that tested the limits of human endurance. That passion for "feeding the rat" made him the unsung hero of dozens of horrifying epics in the mountains, including the famous Ogre expedition that almost killed Doug Scott and Sir Chris Bonington. The book is also the story of the extraordinary friendship between Mo Anthoine and A. Alvarez — the distinguished poet, journalist, and critic — whose deeply moving portrait of his longtime climbing partner is a classic of adventure literature.

Introductionp. ix
Llanberisp. 1
The Dolomitesp. 11
Epicsp. 21
Tyn-y-Ffynnonp. 31
Road to Roraimap. 41
Feeding the Ratp. 49
The Pleasure Principlep. 67
Snowdon Mouldingsp. 77
The Missionp. 89
The Old Man of Houp. 99
Everestp. 127
Epiloguep. 139
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ISBN: 9781560253273
ISBN-10: 1560253274
Series: Adrenaline Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 12th October 2001
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.21