Paperback: 320 pages
Colour photos included
Size: 21.6 x 13.5 cm
Published: September 2007
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With Bare Hands
by Alain Robert
"Climbing skyscrapers with bare hands
seemed impossible to me, but I have realized that the impossible remains
until you make it possible."
Overcoming vertigo -- and countless
injuries which left him officially 60% disabled -- the 'Real Spiderman'
has scaled over 70 skyscrapers worldwide: from the Petronas Towers in
Malaysia to Taipei 101, from Chicago's Sears Tower to Canary Wharf in
London. Reward and punishment have been received in equal measure -- the
flamboyant Frenchman has gained international fame and raised thousands
of pounds for charity, but has also been arrested, beaten and
Many people ask whether it is madness to
undertake such perilous ascents without safety equipment. But in Alain's
view, it is madness not to follow your dreams! This is the inspiring
story of a man who has conquered fear and exceeded his own limits: the
world's greatest urban climber.
Alain Robert's audacious ascents have been
covered by the BBC, CNN, Fox News, The Guardian, The New York
Times and media worldwide. Now you can read Alain's incredible story in his own
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