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A Biography of Reinhold Messner

By Ronald Faux

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Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1982, 1st Edition, 3rd Impression, Insc, D/w, Fine.   Faux was The Times’s Everest correspondent and wrote this standard biography when Messner was in his late thirties and shortly after his solo Everest ascent without oxygen.  It covers his early years, Nanga Parbat, Manaslu, K2, his North Face of the Eiger in ten hours with Habeler, and much more. “This is an immensely rewarding book, technically and emotionally absorbing…”.

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