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Book Launch: The Sky's the Limit by Anna Magnusson
Mon, December 19, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT
Join Vicky Jack and Anna Magnusson for the launch of the new edition of their book.
There is a myth: that travel and exploration are the
privileged pastimes of youth. Adventure has an age
restriction, and the extraordinary an expiry date.
Vicky Jack’s inspiring tale of courage, perseverance
and strong-headedness reveals the falsity behind
this myth as she becomes the oldest British woman
to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
The Sky’s the Limit is the account of Vicky’s
journey from the Munros of her native Scotland
to the summit of the world’s highest peak. Her
pilgrimage is full of trials as she battles through
Antarctic storms, falls off Mt McKinley in
Alaska, is shot at in Indonesia, and runs out of
oxygen on Mt Everest; yet Vicky’s characteristic
determination is never diluted as she strives
towards her goal.
Anna Magnusson brilliantly captures Vicky’s
sense of ambition, faithfully retelling this tale
of inspiration, challenge and success. This
story is both a reminder to all that it is never
too late to chase a childhood ambition, and an
encouragement to never give up on your dreams –
no matter how out of reach they may seem.