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No barriers : a blind man's journey to kayak the Grand Canyon / by Erik Weihenmayer and Buddy Levy, foreword by Bob Woodruff. .

Weihenmayer, Erik. (Author). Levy, Buddy, 1960- (author.).

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Covington Branch LT 797.1224092 W419 2017 (Text) 33126022301018 Large Type Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432839437 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1432839438 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 809 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Vision -- The dream factory -- Blind summit -- Alchemy -- Déséquilibre -- The bucket's Champion -- Leading the way -- Anita, my way -- A grain of sand -- The adventure glutton -- Arjun's playground -- "Not my yak!" -- The gates of Lodore -- Bath towels and packing tape -- Soldiers to summits -- The open-heart policy -- Whirlpools -- Eighteen clicks -- The other blind guy -- The blindest man in the world -- Eddied out -- Smile -- The weight of water -- Flow -- Lava.
Summary, etc.:
After Erik Weihenmayer became the first and only blind person to summit Mount Everest, his expedition leader slapped him on the back and said "Don't make Everest the greatest thing you ever do." No Barriers is the moving story of Erik's response to that challenge.
Subject: Weihenmayer, Erik.
Weihenmayer, Erik > Travel > Arizona > Grand Canyon.
Kayaking > Arizona > Lava Falls Rapids.
Blind athletes > United States > Biography.
Genre: Large type books.

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