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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (424 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ranulph Fiennes Narrator: Ranulph Fiennes Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers to frostbite, raised millions of pounds for charity, and been awarded a polar medal and an OBE. He has been an elite soldier, an athlete, a mountaineer, an explorer, a bestselling author, and nearly replaced Sean Connery as James Bond.

In his autobiography, he describes how he led expeditions all over the world and became the first person to travel to both poles on land. He tells of how he discovered the lost city of Ubar in Oman and attempted to walk solo and unsupported to the South Pole: the expedition that cost him several fingers, and very nearly his life. His most recent challenge was scaling the north face of the Eiger, one of the most awesome mountaineering challenges in the world. Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes OBE, 3rd Baronet, looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Debbi | 2/19/2014

    " Interesting account of his life as an adventurer. I felt a bit bad though. What do aging polar expedition leaders do for income? They force their bodies to continue making these treks. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Olwen | 2/18/2014

    " An inspiring book. You'll learn about the power of tenacity. (But I still don't want to climb mountains or cross the icy poles myself) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Matt Holland | 2/1/2014

    " Fiennes is the consumate bad-ass. Holy hell. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Paul McMeekin | 1/22/2014

    " It took me ages to get into this book, and I kept reading a few pages and putting it down again, but then all of a sudden it just took off! Turned out to be very interesting and very motivating. In fact it even made me consider walking to the North Pole, but I soon wised up... "

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