The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer (Paperback)
The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer
Harper Paperbacks, 9780061560958, 337pp.
Publication Date: June 15, 2010
"Stunning and stirring."--Boston Globe In The Last of His Kind, renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through the biography of Brad Washburn, legendary mountaineering pioneer and photographer. Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, has praised David Roberts, saying, "Nobody alive writes better about mountaineering"--and nowhere is that truth more evident than in this breathtaking account of the life and exploits of America's greatest mountain climber.