The biography of Charles Houston, M.D., famed for leading the heroic K2 expedition of 1953 and his pioneering research in high-altitude medicine.
· Drawn from extensive interviews with Houston and full access to his letters and personal journals
· Historic photos from Houston's Himalayan expeditions, Peace Corps leadership in India, pioneering high-altitude medicine research, and more
· Foreword by Bill Moyers, introduction by Tom Hornbein
Bernadette McDonald is a writer and mountain culture consultant based in Banff, Alberta.