Life And Limb

Plucky Jamie Andrew loses best friend and all limbs in unbelievably ferocious storm on the Droites. Heroic rescue by French helicopter team is the first step to recovery and climbing again. A Douglas Bader for our times.

Plucky Jamie Andrew loses best friend and all limbs in unbelievably ferocious storm on the Droites. Heroic rescue by French helicopter team is the first step to recovery and climbing again. A Douglas Bader for our times.

Jamie Andrew tells the incredible story of his survival and rescue after five nights trapped at on an Alpine mountain at 10,000 feet by a ferocious storm. It was a miracle that he survived; but Jamie had to come to terms not only with the death of his close friend Jamie Fisher, who died beside him but also with the loss of all his limbs to frostbite.

Since the accident, Jamie has participated in many sporting activities, including running in the London Marathon, skiing, snowboarding, paragliding and caving as well as returning to rock climbing.

A few colour photos.

By Jamie Andrew.

Card cover, 20cm x 13cm, 305 pages.

First published 2003. This edition 2005.

ISBN: 978-0-7499-5052-1.

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