Over the edge: the true story of four American climbers' kidnap and escape in the mountains of Central Asia

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Villard Books, Apr 2, 2002 - True Crime - 284 pages
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A true-life adventure thriller re-creates the ordeal of four young American mountain climbers who were kidnapped at gunpoint by Islamic terrorists in Central Asia, their six-day ordeal at the hands of their abductors, and their dramatic life-and-death escape by pushing their captor over a cliff. 100,000 first printing.

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Good adventure story. Not so much about climbing, but about famous climbers, which gives much insight into their lives.

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While a compelling story, the author's writing was substandard. He switched tenses and made other annoying errors. He should stick to writing magazine articles. Read full review

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