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A mountain too far

a father"s search for meaning in the climbing death of his son

by Karl H. Purnell

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by New Horizon Press in Far Hills, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Purnell, Christopher, 1968-1996 -- Death and burial.,
  • Purnell, Karl H.,
  • Mountaineering accidents.,
  • Fathers and sons.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKarl H. Purnell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.92.P87 A3 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 298 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6801184M
    ISBN 100882822047
    LC Control Number00132565
    OCLC/WorldCa46605705

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