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Savage Summit: The Life and Death of the First Women of K2 Paperback – Illustrated, December 27, 2005

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“Jordan...gives us a sense of the rapture that comes from standing on top of the world’s highest mountains.” (Los Angeles Times)

“For mountain-climbing enthusiasts and women’s history buffs, Jordan’s well-researched survey is worthwhile reading...” (Publishers Weekly)

“SAVAGE SUMMIT fills an interesting and neglected place in mountaineering literature.” (American Alpine Club Magazine)

About the Author

Jennifer Jordan has lived at the base of K2 twice while writing and producing the National Geographic documentary The Women of K2. She is a writer, producer, public speaker, and journalist, having created, produced, and hosted her own public radio talk show. Jennifer lives with her husband, filmmaker and adventurer Jeff Rhoads, in Salt Lake City.


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  • Item Weight : 9.3 ounces
  • Paperback : 328 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0060587164
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0060587161
  • Product Dimensions : 5.31 x 0.79 x 8 inches
  • Publisher : It Books (December 27, 2005)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.2 out of 5 stars 88 ratings

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