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The Wall

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Reckoning comes a thrilling novel about the dangers of obsessive love and a battle for ghostly revenge as Hugh Glass finds himself amidst disaster on the sunlit walls of Yosemite.

Hugh Glass once found glory on El Cap—the same place he would meet the woman he would marry and lose. Now, thirty-five years later, half a mile up the walls of Yosemite, a rope breaks and sends a young woman plummeting to her death, catching Hugh Glass in the rescue mission from hell on her way down.

Plagued by fire, ice, and old demons, Hugh finds himself drawn into a dead vertical race against time. Reaching the wreckage of disaster among a team of women high above, the rescuers become the victims.

Caught between the golden summit and terminal velocity, they cannot retreat, but their survival is not guaranteed as they face the harrowing mystery of the wall.

“An atmospheric, aggressive thriller… A hurtling, gripping read.” — Publishers Weekly

About The Author

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Jeff Long is the New York Times bestselling author whose novels include The Wall, The Reckoning (in development with Reese Witherspoon at Type A Productions), Year Zero, and The Descent. He is a veteran climber and traveler in the Himalayas and has worked as a stonemason, journalist, historian, screenwriter, and elections supervisor for Bosnia's first democratic election. His next novel, Deeper, is forthcoming in hardcover from Atria Books. He lives in Colorado.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Gallery Books (November 15, 2010)
  • Length: 416 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781451613353

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