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Conquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to Annapurna

by Lionel Terray, David Roberts & Geoffrey Sutton

‘I have given my whole life to the mountains. Born at the foot of the Alps, I have been a ski champion, a professional guide, an amateur of the greatest climbs in the Alps and a member of eight expeditions...


The Mountain: My Time on Everest

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts

In national bestseller The Mountain, world-renowned climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs and cowriter David Roberts paint a vivid portrait of obsession, dedication, and human achievement in a true love...


The Ba'th and the Creation of Modern Syria

by David Roberts

This book traces the development of modern Syria focusing on the contribution of the Ba'th party and Ba'thist ideology. It examines the roots of the Ba'th in the intellectual ferment of the 1940s and charts...


True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent on Annapurna

by David Roberts

In a startling look at the classic Annapurna -- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the Himalayan peak.

In June 1950, a team...


Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration

by David Roberts

“An important missing story from the heroic age of Antarctic exploration.”—Laurence Gonzales, author of Deep Survival On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian...


Sandstone Spine: Seeking the Anasazi on the First Traverse of the Comb Ridge

by David Roberts

* A cultural pilgrimage as well as an athletic one

* Story blends personal adventure, middle-aged angst, the beauty of a landscape, history of exploration, and mysteries of the rise and fall of an ancient culture...


Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: Two Mountaineering Classics

by David Roberts

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* Two classic mountaineering adventures,...


The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts

The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history...


Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer

by David Roberts & Jon Krakauer

Finding Everett Ruess by David Roberts, with a foreword by Jon Krakauer, is the definitive biography of the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American...


ONCE THEY MOVED LIKE THE WIND: COCHISE, GERONIMO,

by David Roberts

During the westward settlement, for more than twenty years Apache tribes eluded both US and Mexican armies, and by 1886 an estimated 9,000 armed men were in pursuit. Roberts (Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative)...


Liberal Peacebuilding and Global Governance: Beyond the Metropolis

by David Roberts

This book examines the limits to cosmopolitan liberal peacebuilding caused by its preoccupation with the values and assumptions of neoliberal global governance.

The peace people experience is determined by the...


In Search of the Old Ones

by David Roberts

The Anasazi, ancestors of the Pueblo people, inhabited the Southwest for at least 5,000 years. David Roberts' extensive interviews and back country travels create a richly detailed portrait of an enigmatic people...


Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of Survival

by David Roberts

In 1937, Mount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. Located deep within the Saint Elias mountain range, which straddles the border of Alaska and the Yukon, and surrounded by glacial peaks,...


Last of His Kind

by David Roberts

American Brad Washburn had an impact on his protégés and imitators as profound as that of any other adventurer in the twentieth century. Unquestionably regarded as the greatest mountaineer in Alaskan history...


No More Dying

by David Roberts

Praise for David Roberts:

“This is first-rate fun, informed by telling period detail.”—Publishers Weekly

“I recommend this one heartily for history-mystery devotees.”—Booklist

February, 1939. Lord...


Devil's Gate: Brigham Young and the Great Mormon Handcart Tragedy

by David Roberts

The Mormon handcart tragedy of 1856 is the worst disaster in the history of the Western migrations, and yet it remains virtually unknown today outside Mormon circles.

Following the death of Joseph Smith, founder...


The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion That Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest

by David Roberts

With the conquest of New Mexico in 1598, Spanish governors, soldiers, and missionaries began their brutal subjugation of the Pueblo Indians in what is today the Southwestern United States. This oppression continued...


What More Can I Say?

by David Roberts

What More Can I Say? is a variety of pieces written over many years - for magazines, journals, literary competitions and for radio. Fifty pence from each sale will go to the Lymphoma Association. David Roberts...


On the Ridge Between Life and Death: A Climbing Life Reexamined

by David Roberts

What compels mountain climbers to take the risks that they do? Is it the thrill in the physical accomplishment, in managing to defy the odds, or both -- and why do they continue to do what they do in the face...


No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts

This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed...