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The Push

A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits

by Tommy Caldwell

Hardcover, 336 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27 |

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A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits
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Tommy Caldwell

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The first rock climber to free-climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite's El Capitan chronicles his life of adventure, from growing up with his fanatical mountain-guide father to being held hostage by militants in Kyrgyzstan to the seven years it took to pursue is crowning achievement in Yosemite.

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World-Renowned Rock Climber On Constantly Pushing The Limits

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