Kiss or Kill: Confession of a Serial Climber by Mark Twight
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"Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber is raw, unfiltered Twight. These author's cuts are the real deal, "not the homogenized fluff offered up by magazine editors who are often unwilling to offend." Twight's words make it clear that climbing is only distantly about the summit. Several of these pieces are new to U.S. readers. Twight edited all of the selections and appended each with a current author's note; confessing his inspiration, events that followed, and lessons learned (or not learned, some might say). It adds up to a frightfully lucid look into Twight's personal life as both man and hardcore alpine climber. "The dissection scares me sometimes...""--BOOK JACKET.