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SURVIVAL NOT ASSURED: THE LIFE OF CLIMBER JIM DONINI Geoff Powter 2024 1st ed New
By Powter, Geoff
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2024, 1st edition. 268 pp, 20+ photos. Trade paperback, New (No hardcover was issued.)

Jim Donini has been an icon of American climbing for the past 50 years, pushing the boundaries of alpine ascents around the world and inspiring generations with his achievements. In Survival Is Not Assured, award-winning author Geoff Powter dives into Donini’s remarkable life story, exploring his groundbreaking climbs and his tumultuous experiences both on and off the rock. From the tragic death of his best friend in a car accident to his integral role in the Yosemite “Valley Uprising,” Donini’s life has been a roller coaster of highs and lows, but his spirit of resilience and determination has been unyielding.

Through personal interviews and never-before-shared stories, this authorized biography examines the life and legacy of this iconic climber, providing an inspiring and thought-provoking look at an American legend. 

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