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HIGH AMBITION: A BIOGRAPHY OF REINHOLD MESSNER Ronald Faux 1982 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by Reinhold Messner and Ronald Faux
By Faux, Ronald. SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
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SIGNED by Reinhold Messner and Ronald Faux   

London, Alpine Sports and Victor Gollancz, 1982, 1st UK edition. 180 pp, ills. The original early biography of Messner in English. DJ, As New.

Messner had climbed climbed Everest solo and without oxygen by the time this biography was written, and 4 other 8000 meter peaks, yet already he was considered the greatest Himalayan climber of all time. He was only 36 at the time this book came out, and felt it was too early to write his own biography. He respected the effort Faux was putting in to know him and his life's mission and cooperated with Faux.  An essential book to add to the many Messner has by now written.



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