Publication Date: 06/07/2017 ISBN: 9780571311934 Category:

Climbing Days

Dan Richards

Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 06/07/2017 ISBN: 9780571311934 Category:
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In Climbing Days, Dan Richards is on the trail of his great-great-aunt, Dorothy Pilley, a prominent and pioneering mountaineer of the early twentieth century. For years, Dorothy and her husband, I. A. Richards, remained a mystery to Dan, but the chance discovery of her 1935 memoir leads him on a journey. Perhaps, in the mountains, he can meet them halfway? Climbing Days is a beautiful portrait of a trailblazing woman, previously lost to history, but also a book about that eternal question: why do people climb mountains?

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