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Life and Limb


'Like Joe Simpson, Andrew has discovered a latent talent for writing that only a mountaineering epic seems to have allowed him to uncover. And like Touching the Void, Life and Limb is brilliantly written and utterly un-put-down-able. If ever a tale evokes the phrase life affirming" then this is it.' -On the Edge magazine; 'His courage determination and sense of humour shine through the words of this remarkable book...Life and Limb is a genuinely life-enhancing read.' -Scottish Mountaineer; Jamie Andrew's survival and rescue after five nights trapped by a ferocious storm in 1999 has passed into Alpine legend. It was a miracle that he survived; but Jamie had to come to terms not only with the death of his close friend Jamie Fisher who died beside him - but also with the loss of all his limbs to frostbite. Since the accident Jamie has struggled painfully and successfully to overcome his disabilities; not only has he learnt to walk (and run) on his prosthetic legs but also to ski snowboard paraglide - and even ta

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Cordee Code: CNL079
Author: Jamie Andrew
No of Pages: 320
Page Size: 130 x 195 mm
ISBN 10: 0749950528
ISBN 13: 9780749950521
Publisher: Portrait
Published Date: February 2005
Edition: 1st , Feb-2005
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: 8 colour photos
Weight: 240g

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