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    • Over the Edge

    • The True Story of Four American Climbers' Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia
    • By: Greg Child
    • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    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
    • The True Story of Four American Climbers' Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia
    • By: Greg Child
    • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 04-05-02
    • 4 out of 5 stars 99 ratings

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Epic

    • Stories of Survival from the World's Highest Peaks
    • By: Greg Child, David Roberts, Stephen Venables
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    "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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Chronicles of misery.

    • By CWW on 02-17-19

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 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 69
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    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