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    • Epic

    • Stories of Survival from the World's Highest Peaks
    • By: Greg Child, David Roberts, Stephen Venables
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    "Epic" is a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster. The climb that went wrong: fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound running low on food, water, and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. This program offers a collection of the most memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the worst possible conditions.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Over the Edge

    • By: Greg Child
    • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Early on August 12, 2000, four of America's best young rock climbers were sleeping in their portaledges high on the Yellow Wall, in the central Asian mountain range of Kyrgyzstan,. By daybreak, they would be taken at gunpoint by militants of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, which is linked to Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network. In a life-and-death journey over six terrifying days, they would be forced to choose between saving their own lives and committing an act none of them thought they ever could.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Less Than Compelling

    • By David on 09-23-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Adrenaline Series

    • High, Epic, and Rough Water
    • By: Matt Dickinson, Sebastian Junger, Greg Child
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    For fans of Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air and other T-type personalities, comes this collection of thrill-seeking adventures: Epic takes you to the world's most famous peaks, High confronts Everest and K2, and Rough Water brings you survival stories from the sea.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great read, but frustrating

    • By Chris on 01-12-07

    Regular price: $39.95