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Walking the Himalayas - Levison Wood

Walking the Himalayas - Levison Wood
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Title: Walking the Himalayas

Author:  Levison Wood

ISBN:  9781473626249

Weight:  845g

Signed first edition,
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Walking the Himalayas by Levison Wood

Levison Wood’s most challenging expedition yet begins along the Silk Road route of Afghanistan and travels through five countries.  Following in the footsteps of the great explorers, Levison walks the entire length of the Himalayas in an adventure of survival and endurance.

A personal story of discovery, Levison forges strong bonds with local guides, porters, mountain men, soldiers, farmers, smugglers and shepherds.  By travelling on foot, and following the same footpaths that locals use, he uncovers stories that might otherwise remain hidden.  Along the way he also reveals the history of the Himalayas and two millennia of exploration, and examines a continent in crisis in the 21st century.

Packed with action and emotion, more than anything Walking the Himalayas is a story of personal adventure and striving beyond the limits of convention.

Now a major Channel 4 TV series

Peer & Press Reviews

In the macho, adrenaline-fuelled arena of TV adventurers, Levison Wood is that rare beast: the real deal.

Radio Times

Britain’s best-loved adventurer… he looks like a man who will stare danger in the face and soak up a lot of pain without complaint.

The Times

Bibliographic Info

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Title: Walking the Himalayas
Author:
Book Features
Edition / printing: First edition, first printing
Edition features: The book has two 8-page sections of full colour photographs attributed to Levison Wood, Tom McShane and Ashwin Bharwaj.
Overall condition: Fine / Fine (for more info, see our article on condition grades)
Signed: Yes – on the title page
Book Stats
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Media adaptation: Five programmes aired weekly on Channel 4 from Sunday 27 Dec 2015 to Sunday 24 Jan 2016
Publication date:
Printed by: CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13: 9781473626249
ISBN 10: 1473626242
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 285
Size (h x w x d): 241 x 162 x 31mm
Design Credits
Map: Neil Gower
Jacket photographs: Tom McShane (front) | Levison Wood (back)

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