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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby mtgirl » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:48 am

Just downloaded it as well. Thanks WInglady !
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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby winglady » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:11 am

Thanks, everyone! Obviously I'm biased, but I think it's a very good read.

Please consider posting a review on Amazon or other appropriate sites when you finish the book.
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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby kaiman » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:42 pm

@ windlady

I don't mean to sound cheap, but I am pretty poor at the moment (unemployment and all) and can't really afford a copy. I was wondering if you have any plans of getting Charlie's book in libraries anytime soon? I did a search of the Marmot and Prospector catalogs and it didn't pull up any copies in Colorado.

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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby winglady » Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:20 am

Well, there's one copy in the Montrose library! :D

How about $2.99 for the Kindle version (sale price through March 3)? You don't even have to own a Kindle to use it, since Amazon provides free software to read Kindle eBooks on your PC or Mac, or on lots of other devices such as iPhone, Blackberry, Android...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0044KM0GO
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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby kaiman » Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:23 am

winglady wrote:Well, there's one copy in the Montrose library! :D

How about $2.99 for the Kindle version (sale price through March 3)? You don't even have to own a Kindle to use it, since Amazon provides free software to read Kindle eBooks on your PC or Mac, or on lots of other devices such as iPhone, Blackberry, Android...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0044KM0GO


Ok, thanks I'll look at picking up one of those ebook copies then...

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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby mtgirl » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:46 pm

Winglady........I just finished reading Two Shadows and wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed reading it. Full of great stories of adventure, and Charlie's sense of humor had me laughing to myself many times. He's overcome so much and definitely knows how to live life to its fullest. Wishing you two much good health and happiness in your future. I would definitely recommend this book to others. =D>

As requested, I've added my recommendation and a book review on Amazon.com.
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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby winglady » Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:43 am

mtgirl wrote:Winglady........I just finished reading Two Shadows and wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed reading it. Full of great stories of adventure, and Charlie's sense of humor had me laughing to myself many times. He's overcome so much and definitely knows how to live life to its fullest. Wishing you two much good health and happiness in your future. I would definitely recommend this book to others. =D>

As requested, I've added my recommendation and a book review on Amazon.com.

Thanks, mtgirl! We appreciate the positive feedback.
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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby gonzalj » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:01 am

mtgirl wrote:Winglady........I just finished reading Two Shadows and wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed reading it. Full of great stories of adventure, and Charlie's sense of humor had me laughing to myself many times. He's overcome so much and definitely knows how to live life to its fullest. Wishing you two much good health and happiness in your future. I would definitely recommend this book to others. =D>

As requested, I've added my recommendation and a book review on Amazon.com.


Yeah, I just finished reading it myself - great book. All kinds of adventures from the himalayas to the andes, alaska, etc.

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Re: New book filled with mountaineering tales

Postby winglady » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:55 am

Being the geek that I am, I created a Trailer for Two Shadows. Hope you enjoy it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCHDXrJenlc&feature=youtu.be
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