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    • No Barriers

    • A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon
    • By: Erik Weihenmayer, Buddy Levy
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham, Bob Woodruff
    • Length: 19 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Erik Weihenmayer is the first and only blind person to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Descending carefully, he and his team picked their way across deep crevasses and through the deadly Khumbu Icefall; when the mountain was finally behind him, Erik knew he was going to live. His expedition leader slapped him on the back and said something that would affect the course of Erik's life: "Don't make Everest the greatest thing you ever do."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Major courage & tenacity

    • By Bill J on 06-18-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Touch the Top of the World

    • A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See
    • By: Erik Weihenmayer
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Erik Weihenmayer was born with retinoscheses, a degenerative eye disorder that would leave him blind by the age of 13. But Erik was determined to rise above this devastating disability and lead a fulfilling and exciting life. In this poignant and inspiring memoir, he shares his struggle to push past the limits imposed on him by his visual impairment - and by a seeing world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By Charles on 12-13-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Adversity Advantage

    • Turning Everyday Struggles into Everyday Greatness
    • By: Paul G. Stoltz Ph.D., Erik Weihenmayer
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    A Wall Street Journal best-selling leadership consultant teams up with an acclaimed international speaker and mountain climber to deliver a landmark program for transforming adversity into a powerful advantage.

    Regular price: $24.49