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The Resource Limits of the known, David Roberts

Limits of the known, David Roberts

Label
Limits of the known
Title
Limits of the known
Statement of responsibility
David Roberts
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventuresand explorations, past and present. --Publisher
  • Roberts, a celebrated mountaineer, has spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes on earth. Reflecting on humanity's-- and his own-- relationship to extreme risk, he examines the motivations of explorers who have pushed the limits of the human body on their perilous journeys. Then he considers our future in a world we will have mapped and trodden from end to end. -- adapted from jacket
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619882
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roberts, David
Dewey number
  • 796.522092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roberts, David
  • Roberts, David
  • Mountaineering
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Mountaineers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountaineers
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / General
  • United States
Label
Limits of the known, David Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1907874
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 306 pages
Isbn
9780393609868
Lccn
2017048507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393609868
  • (OCoLC)988277152
Label
Limits of the known, David Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1907874
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 306 pages
Isbn
9780393609868
Lccn
2017048507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393609868
  • (OCoLC)988277152

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