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In May of 1963 Seattle mountaineer Jim Whittaker stepped into world history by becoming the first American to summit Mount Everest More than 50 years later he is still regarded as a seminal figure in North American mountaineering as well as an astute businessman who helped create the outdoor recreation industryA Life on the Edge Memoirs of Everest and Beyond is Jim's courageous no punches pulled autobiography and a look at a peripatetic sometimes difficult life Beyond the glory of the Everest summit and his other extraordinary climbing feats including the first American summit of K2 he openly describes his personal everyman experience of social upheaval in the 1960s and '70s an early divorce family strife a passionate new love later in life near bankruptcy and business triumphs and losses Jim tells it all with verve and honesty and true to his nature turns every setback into the stage for new adventure  This special 50th anniversary edition celebrates the story of Jim's life and features a new foreword by Ed Viesturs as well as a new final chapter that brings listeners up to date including details of Jim's trek to Everest Base Camp in 2012 and his son Leif's recent successful summits of Everest

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A Life on the Edge Memoirs of Everest and BeyondIn May of 1963 Seattle mountaineer Jim Whittaker stepped into world history by becoming the first American to summit Mount Everest More than 50 years later he is still regarded as a seminal figure in North American mountaineering as well as an astute businessman who helped create the outdoor recreation industryA Life on the Edge Memoirs of Everest and Beyond is Jim's courageous no punches pulled autobiography and a look at a peripatetic sometimes difficult life Beyond the glory of the Everest summit and his other extraordinary climbing feats including the first American summit of K2 he openly describes his personal everyman experience of social upheaval in the 1960s and '70s an early divorce family strife a passionate new love later in life near bankruptcy and business triumphs and losses Jim tells it all with verve and honesty and true to his nature turns every setback into the stage for new adventure  This special 50th anniversary edition celebrates the story of Jim's life and features a new foreword by Ed Viesturs as well as a new final chapter that brings listeners up to date including details of Jim's trek to Everest Base Camp in 2012 and his son Leif's recent successful summits of Everest

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A Life on the Edge Memoirs of Everest and Beyond Doc Ý Ì [PDF / Epub] ☀ A Life on the Edge Memoirs of Everest and Beyond Author Jim Whittaker – Eyltransferservices.co.uk In May of 1963 Seattle mountaineer Jim Whittaker stepped into world history by becoming the first American to summit Mount Everest More than 5In May of 1963 Seattle mountaineer Jim Whittaker stepped into world history by becoming the first American to summit Mount Everest More than 50 years later he is still regarded as a seminal figure in North American mountaineering as well as an astute businessman who helped create the outdoor recreation industryA Life on the Edge Memoirs of Everest and Beyond is Jim's courageous no punches pulled autobiography and a look at a peripatetic sometimes difficult life Beyond the glory of the Everest summit and his other extraordinary climbing feats including the first American summit of K2 he openly describes his personal everyman experience of social upheaval in the 1960s and '70s an early divorce family strife a passionate new love later in life near bankruptcy and business triumphs and losses Jim tells it all with verve and honesty and true to his nature turns every setback into the stage for new adventure  This special 50th anniversary edition celebrates the story of Jim's life and features a new foreword by Ed Viesturs as well as a new final chapter that brings listeners up to date including details of Jim's trek to Everest Base Camp in 2012 and his son Leif's recent successful summits of Everest