Brotherhood of the Rope: The Biography of Charles Houston


Brotherhood of the Rope: The Biography of Charles Houston
Name Brotherhood of the Rope: The Biography of Charles Houston
Author Bernadette McDonald
Description The biography of Charles Houston, M.D., famed for leading the heroic K2 expedition of 1953 and his pioneering research in high-altitude medicine. It was a failed summit attempt and a failed rescue in the Himalaya that brought Charles Houston, M.D., fame and adulation in the mountaineering world. His leadership of the K2 expedition of 1953 is still celebrated as the embodiment of all that is right and good in the mountains. In Brotherhood of the Rope, Bernadette McDonald traces the development of an American hero.
Publisher Mountaineers Books
Language Not Available
Rating 4.02
ISBN 0898869420
Total Pages 250
Published Year 2008
Published Month 23
Published Day 6
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