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Without Ever Reaching the Summit

by Paolo Cognetti

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PUBLISHED: 18th August 2020
ISBN: 9781787302273
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An awestruck love letter to one of the most spectacular places on earth, from the author of international bestseller The Eight Mountains Paolo Cognetti marked his 40th birthday with a journey he had always wanted to make: to Dolpo, a remote Himalayan region where Nepal meets Tibet.
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  • Hardcover
    $22.51
PUBLISHED: 18th August 2020
ISBN: 9781787302273
ANNOTATION:
An awestruck love letter to one of the most spectacular places on earth, from the author of international bestseller The Eight Mountains Paolo Cognetti marked his 40th birthday with a journey he had always wanted to make: to Dolpo, a remote Himalayan region where Nepal meets Tibet.

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An awestruck love letter to one of the most spectacular places on earth, from the author of international bestseller The Eight Mountains

Paolo Cognetti marked his 40th birthday with a journey he had always wanted to make: to Dolpo, a remote Himalayan region where Nepal meets Tibet.

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An awestruck love letter to one of the most spectacular places on earth, from the author of international bestseller The Eight Mountains

Paolo Cognetti marked his 40th birthday with a journey he had always wanted to make- to Dolpo, a remote Himalayan region where Nepal meets Tibet. He took with him two friends, a notebook, mules and guides, and a well-worn copy of The Snow Leopard. Written in 1978, Matthiessen's classic was also turning forty, and Cognetti set out to walk in the footsteps of the great adventurer.

Without Ever Reaching the Summit combines travel journal, secular pilgrimage, literary homage and sublime mountain writing in a short book for readers of Macfarlane, Rebanks and Cognetti's own bestseller, The Eight Mountains. An investigation into the author's physical limits, an ancient mountain culture, and the magnificence of nature, it is an awestruck love letter to one of the most spectacular places on earth.

Author Biography

Paolo Cognetti was born in 1978 in Milan. He divides his time between the city and his cabin 6,000 feet up in the Italian Alps. His international bestseller, The Eight Mountains, is published in 38 countries, and won both Italy's Premio Strega and the French Prix Medicis etranger. Without Ever Reaching the Summit- A Himalayan Journey is his most recent book.

Product Details

Author
Paolo Cognetti
Pages
128
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year
2020
ISBN-10
178730227X
ISBN-13
9781787302273
Format
Hardcover
Subtitle
A Himalayan Journey
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publication Date
2020-08-18
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade