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The Ledge: An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival Paperback – Illustrated, January 1, 2013

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Winner of National Outdoor Book Award for Outdoor Literature - 2012

"The Ledge is storytelling at its finest." - National Outdoor Book Awards

"A modern Aristotelian tragedy." - Publishers Weekly

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About the Author

Jim Davidson is an accomplished climber, speaker, and science writer. He has brought inspiration to corporate audiences and associations across the United States and overseas through his professional business, Speaking of Adventure. Davidson lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, with his two adventurous kids and his very tolerant wife.
 
Kevin Vaughan is a versatile reporter and writer at The Denver Post. In 2008, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. He wrote a five-part series, “The Crevasse,” which delved into the accident on Mount Rainier that took the life of Mike Price and changed Jim Davidson forever. Vaughan lives in the Denver area with his wife and three children.

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  • Item Weight : 7.8 ounces
  • Paperback : 272 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0345523202
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0345523204
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books; Illustrated edition (January 1, 2013)
  • Dimensions : 5.2 x 0.64 x 8 inches
  • Language: : English
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