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The mountains of my life

by Walter Bonatti

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]).

    StatementWalter Bonatti ; translated and edited by Robert Marshall
    SeriesModern Library exploration
    ContributionsMarshall, Robert, 1926-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.92.B66 A3415 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 442, [8] p. :
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24768036M
    ISBN 10037575640X
    ISBN 109780375756405
    LC Control Number00026828
    OCLC/WorldCa43708469

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