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DAVID ROBERTS is the author of twenty books on mountaineering, adventure, and history. He has written for National Geographic, National Geographic Adventure, and Smithsonian. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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In the Land of White Death

Written by Valerian Albanov
Preface by Jon Krakauer
Translated by Alison Anderson
Introduction by David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 4, 2001
Price: $16.00

In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in... Read more >
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Iceland
Land of the Sagas
Written by Jon Krakauer and David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Villard
On Sale: October 6, 1998
Price: $26.00

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Starlight and Storm

Written by Gaston Rebuffat
Translated by John Hunt and Wilfried Noyce
Introduction by David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $19.00

Known for his lyrical writing and his ability to convey not only the dangers of mountaineering but the pure exaltation of the climb, Gaston Rébuffat is among the most well-known and revered Alpinists of all time. He rose to international prominence in 1950 as one of the four principal stalwarts in... Read more >

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Finding Everett Ruess
The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Written by David Roberts
Foreword by Jon Krakauer


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $16.00

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Finding Everett Ruess
The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Written by David Roberts
Foreword by Jon Krakauer


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $14.99

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Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $11.99

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No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Price: $14.99

This gripping and triumphant memoir follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. But No Shortcuts to... Read more >

No Shortcuts to the Top
Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $11.99

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The Will to Climb
Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.00

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The Will to Climb
Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $11.99

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