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Avalanche Joseph Wechsberg

Avalanche - Joseph Wechsberg

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1958, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good DJ. DJ somewhat edgeworn with some creasing, nicks and very slight loss although bright overall. Top edges of text block dusty.

AT Precisely 9.36 a.m. on January 11, 1954? Countless tons of murderous white snow hurtled down on the idyllic, high- Alpine village of Blons in western Austria. While the desperate survivors were searching under the snow for bodies, a second, even more powerful avalanche hit the village, completely obliterating the houses in its path. Every sixth inhabitant of Blons was killed, and a great many others were maimed. This is the actual story of the people of Blons before, during, and after the avalanche: a story of fear and courage, of greed and of kindness, of petty envy and of greatness. 190pp. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.

Avalanche Joseph Wechsberg