The Resource No such thing as failure : my life in adventure, exploration, and survival, David Hempleman-Adams., (ebook)

No such thing as failure : my life in adventure, exploration, and survival, David Hempleman-Adams., (ebook)

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No such thing as failure : my life in adventure, exploration, and survival
Title
No such thing as failure
Title remainder
my life in adventure, exploration, and survival
Statement of responsibility
David Hempleman-Adams.
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Language
eng
Summary
If there's an adventure to be had, it's likely that David Hempleman-Adams has been there first. Ranking alongside Ranulph Fiennes and Chris Bonnington in the pantheon of British explorers, David Hempleman-Adams is the first person in history to achieve what is termed the Adventurers' Grand Slam, by reaching the Geographic and Magnetic North and South Poles as well as climbing the highest peaks on all seven continents. But this feat is merely tip of the iceberg. Having reaching the summit of Everest on the more difficult north side and flown across the Atlantic in a an open wicker basket hot-air balloon, Hempleman-Adams is without question of the hardest, toughest, most fearless men to push the limits of human survival. The question Hempleman-Adams is most often asked is, simply: what drives him on? Why risk frostbite pulling a sledge to the North Pole? Why experience the Death Zone on Everest? Why fly in the tiny basket of a precarious balloon across the Atlantic? Is it simply the case that he likes to push himself to the limits, or is there something more to it? No Such Thing as Failure answers these questions and more, uncovering what drives arguably the world's greatest adventurer
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Midwest
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1956-
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Hempleman-Adams, David
Dewey number
796.522092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Hempleman-Adams, David
  • Explorers
  • Mountaineers
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • Electronic books
  • Polar regions
  • Arctic regions
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adult
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No such thing as failure : my life in adventure, exploration, and survival, David Hempleman-Adams., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781632208118
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12358160
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remote
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MWT12358160
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
No such thing as failure : my life in adventure, exploration, and survival, David Hempleman-Adams., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632208118
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12358160
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12358160
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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