Tales from the Steep John Long"s Favorite Climbing Literature by John Long

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  • Reference,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction,
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Literary collections,
  • Mountaineering

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8390994M
ISBN 100934802920
ISBN 109780934802925
OCLC/WorldCa27388711

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