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One man against the mountain

Mary Jo Mosher

One man against the mountain

the story of a quest to survive winter alone in the Big Horns

by Mary Jo Mosher

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Published by Studio See in Sheridan, Wy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Survival,
  • Snow camping,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary Jo Mosher ; with journal excerpts and photos by Danny Longwell
    ContributionsLongwell, Danny
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV198.9 .M67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25201489M
    ISBN 100979697492
    ISBN 109780979697494
    LC Control Number2010481046

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