The selected works of the New York Times best-selling author Jeff Long. One of the best mountain fiction writers of our time, author of The Wall, The Ascent, and Angels of Light among many others, presents his best stories from the last 30 years.
From the New York Times bestselling author, Jeff Long, winner of:
- 1993 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature, The Ascent.
- 2006 Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand Prize, The Wall
Comes, for the first time, his selected best short fiction together in one place, including:
- Through the Skin of the World (foreword by Katie Ives)
- The Word is the Mountain (preface by Jeff Long)
- When God throws Angels Down
- In Gentle Combat with the Cold Wind
- The Virgins of Imst
- The Ice Climber
- The Soloist’s Diary
- Too Close to God
Including a foreword by Katie Ives, Editor-in-Chief of Alpinist magazine, and featuring maps and back stories into each of the tales.