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A frank and engrossing story tracking his life story, Totem Pole is Paul Pritchard telling things from his perspective in an updated version.
A frank and engrossing story tracking his life story, Totem Pole is Paul Pritchard telling things from his perspective in an updated version.
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The Totem Pole 20th Anniversary Edition - Paul Pritchard

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The Totem Pole 20th Anniversary Edition - Paul Pritchard Information

Season : SS21

Brand : Paul Pritchard

Code : 5066904

We have gotten hold of just 10 copies of the 20th anniversary edition on Paul’s re-written award winning book Totem Pole.

A frank and engrossing story tracking his world climbing trip in 1998, created by his winnings from the Boardman Tasker prize for mountaineering literature, to the fateful Friday 13th when a block the size of a television collided with his head. The following, unself-pitying account of his brain injury, recovery and subsequent return to climbing and adventure earned Paul the Banff Mountain film and book festival Grand Prize in 1999 and a second Boardman Tasker win.

We’ll leave Paul to describe the difference between the original Totem Pole and this anniversary edition:

“….I have used the original manuscript as my guide and restored my authentic voice……..this edition does reveal my sense of humour, which was black, obtuse and insensitive. This simply reflects my disinhibited state of mind at that time.”

Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Hemihelp, a British charity helping children and young people with Hemiplegia for whom Paul is Patron.”

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