Life And Limb: A true story of tragedy and survival (Paperback)
  • Life And Limb: A true story of tragedy and survival (Paperback)
  • Life And Limb: A true story of tragedy and survival (Paperback)
  • Life And Limb: A true story of tragedy and survival (Paperback)
  • Life And Limb: A true story of tragedy and survival (Paperback)
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Life And Limb: A true story of tragedy and survival (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 24/02/2005
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Jamie Andrew's survival and rescue after five nights trapped by a ferocious storm in 1999 has passed into Alpine legend. It was a miracle that he survived; but Jamie had to come to terms not only with the death of his close friend, Jamie Fisher, who died beside him - but also with the loss of all his limbs to frostbite. Since the accident, Jamie has struggled painfully and successfully to overcome his disabilities; not only has he learnt to walk (and run) on his prosthetic legs, but also to ski, snowboard, paraglide - and even take up his beloved mountaineering again.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780749950521
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 233 g
Dimensions: 195 x 133 x 21 mm


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Like Joe Simpson, Andrew has discovered a latent talent for writing that only a mountaineering epic seems to have allowed him to uncover. And like Touching the Void, Life and Limb is brilliantly written and utterly un-put-down-able. If ever a tale evokes the phrase life affirming then this is it. * On the Edge magazine. *
'His courage, determination and sense of humour shine through the words of this remarkable book Life and Limb is a genuinely life-enhancing read. * Scottish Mountaineer *

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“A man who wouldn't give up”

This is an inspiring tale of how Jamie Andrew faced up to the loss of his close friend and learnt to cope with the amputation of both feet and hands following a mountaineering accident. Jamie was determined to do as... More

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