Where Men Win Glory is a profoundly eloquent and affecting account of heroism - a millionaire sports star who gave it all up after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, to fight for his country with the US Army in Afghanistan: only to be killed by one of his own platoon. The gripping story of the life and death of a true American hero.
Climbers who court danger in the world's highest places risk far more than just their own skins. She recounts climbers' stories of near-death experiences, and gives a voice to the families and loved ones of Chris Bonington, Ed Viesturs, Anatoli Boukreev and Alex Lowe, amongst many other famous names.
The internationally bestselling portrait of a fascinating people. Why the Dutch are Different is a sideways history, an entertaining travelogue and the story of an Englishman who went Dutch... and loved it.