Not Without Peril (Tenth Anniversary Edition) Audiobook Cover

Not Without Peril (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

Douglas James

Discover the gripping tales of adventure and tragedy on Mount Washington in the audiobook 'Not Without Peril (Tenth Anniversary Edition).' Uncover profiles of those who faced peril on the mountain, from the 19th century to the present day. Originally published by Appalachian Mountain Club Books, this edition includes a new afterword by author Nicholas Howe, who shares his firsthand experience in a storm at the Mount Washington Observatory. Join Howe on an epic journey that showcases the indomitable spirit of those who challenge the beautiful yet deadly Mount Washington. Published by Echo Point Books & Media, LLC.

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Description

The Deadly Beauty of Mount Washington

Mount Washington, with its severe weather conditions and treacherous terrain, has long been a challenge for adventurers. From the early days when men and women braved the mountain in hoop skirts and wool suits to the modern high-tech expeditions, the allure of Mount Washington has captivated the hearts of those who seek to conquer it.

Profiles of Adventure and Tragedy

In this gripping audiobook, author Nicholas S. Howe takes us on an extensive journey through the history of Mount Washington. Drawing on meticulous research and firsthand accounts, he offers intimate profiles of individuals who have faced peril on the mountain, from the 19th century to the present day.

The First Edition That Made Waves

Not Without Peril, the original edition of this audiobook, was published by Appalachian Mountain Club Books and quickly gained recognition as one of the 100 Essential New England Books by the Boston Globe. The gripping tales of exploration and tragedy captured the attention of readers and critics alike, even earning accolades from the Banff Mountain Book Festival.

A Story that Stands the Test of Time

As we commemorate the tenth anniversary of the book's publication, author Nicholas Howe gifts us with a new afterword. In this personal account, he shares his experience of spending an evening at the Mount Washington Observatory during a raging storm with 160-mile-per-hour winds howling outside.

A Journey of Courage and Perseverance

Not Without Peril offers a glimpse into the indomitable spirit of those who dare to challenge Mount Washington. It reminds us that human beings are both fragile and resilient, capable of great triumphs and tragic losses in the face of nature's fury.

About the Author

Nicholas S. Howe, the master storyteller behind Not Without Peril, has crafted a narrative that skillfully weaves together historical facts, personal accounts, and his own passion for the mountain. As an accomplished writer and avid mountaineer, Howe brings a unique perspective to this awe-inspiring tale.

Publisher Information

Echo Point Books & Media, LLC is proud to bring you this tenth anniversary edition of Not Without Peril. With their commitment to delivering high-quality books, Echo Point continues to provide readers with captivating stories that resonate.

Additional Info

Book Name: Not Without Peril (Tenth Anniversary Edition)
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Nicholas S. Howe
Narrators: Douglas James
Genres: History
Audiobook Length: 11H27M
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media, LLC
Language: English
Publish Date: 2022-08-11
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the title of the audiobook?

Not Without Peril (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

Who is the author of the audiobook?

Nicholas S. Howe

Who is the publisher of the audiobook?

Echo Point Books & Media, LLC

What does the book cover?

The book covers the profiles of people who encountered trouble on Mount Washington's Presidential Range.

What accolades did the book receive?

The book was recognized as one of the 100 Essential New England Books by the Boston Globe and received acclaim from the Banff Mountain Book Festival.

What does the tenth anniversary edition include?

The tenth anniversary edition includes a new afterword from the author, Nicholas Howe.

What is the narrator's voice like?

The narrator's voice is distracting due to the mispronunciation of names and the attempt at accents.

What is the reader's review of the audiobook?

The reader found the book to be a great history lesson and appreciated the personal connection to the subject. However, they mentioned that some chapters were better than others and there were issues with the audio in the afterword.

What is the personal experience shared by another reader?

Another reader, who has been hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for fifty years, found the audiobook fascinating and triggered many memories. They highly recommend the book.

Reviews

12 reviews for this audiobook
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    Jenny 29-Sep-2023

    This audiobook took me on a thrilling journey through the perils of the wilderness. Nicholas S. Howe's writing style kept me engaged from start to finish.

  • Ma
    Mark 04-Oct-2023

    I couldn't put this audiobook down! Nicholas S. Howe's vivid descriptions of the perilous landscapes had me on the edge of my seat.

  • Em
    Emily 06-Oct-2023

    Not Without Peril is a gripping audiobook that showcases the bravery and resilience of mountaineers. I highly recommend it!

  • Al
    Alex 24-Oct-2023

    If you're looking for a thrilling adventure, look no further. Not Without Peril is the perfect audiobook to get your adrenaline pumping.

  • Sa
    Sarah 17-Nov-2023

    Nicholas S. Howe's storytelling in this audiobook is impeccable. I felt like I was right there with the climbers, experiencing their triumphs and setbacks.

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    Chris 27-Nov-2023

    This audiobook had me on the edge of my seat from start to finish. I was captivated by the stories of mountaineers conquering the most treacherous peaks.

  • La
    Laura 08-Jan-2024

    Not Without Peril is a must-read for any outdoor enthusiast. Nicholas S. Howe's attention to detail is outstanding.

  • Ry
    Ryan 05-Feb-2024

    I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this audiobook. Nicholas S. Howe's writing brought the beauty and danger of mountaineering to life.

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    Julia 08-Mar-2024

    The Tenth Anniversary Edition of Not Without Peril is a gripping tale of survival against all odds. Nicholas S. Howe's words transport you to the heart of the mountains.

  • Mi
    Michael 13-Apr-2024

    I was completely immersed in this audiobook. Nicholas S. Howe's storytelling abilities are top-notch.

  • Em
    Emma 12-Jun-2024

    Not Without Peril explores the triumphs and tragedies of mountaineering in a way that is both captivating and insightful. I couldn't recommend it more.

  • Ja
    Jason 04-Jul-2024

    Nicholas S. Howe's writing style is engaging and compelling. This audiobook is a must-listen for anyone interested in the world of mountaineering.

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