The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer (Paperback)

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“Stunning and stirring.”

Boston Globe

 

In The Last of His Kind, renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through the biography of Brad Washburn, legendary mountaineering pioneer and photographer. Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, has praised David Roberts, saying, “Nobody alive writes better about mountaineering”—and nowhere is that truth more evident than in this breathtaking account of the life and exploits of America’s greatest mountain climber.

About the Author


David Roberts is an avid climber and the author of more than twenty books, including The Mountain of My Fear, which was named on National Geographic Adventure's list of the 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time. His articles have appeared in National Geographic Adventure, Men's Journal, and Smithsonian, among other publications. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061560958
ISBN-10: 0061560952
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: June 15th, 2010
Pages: 368
Language: English