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Maurice Isserman

Maurice Isserman is the author of Continental Divide and coauthor of Fallen Giants, a history of Himalayan mountaineering that won the Banff Prize for best mountaineering history, as well as the National Outdoor Book Award. He is a professor of history at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

Books by Maurice Isserman

  1. Book CoverContinental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering


    This magesterial and thrilling history argues that the story of American mountaineering is the story of America itself.More