AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

TOUCH THE TOP OF THE WORLD A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See

by | Read by Nick Sullivan

Biography & Memoir • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2001

Author and narrator combine to tell you Erik's unusual story. (He would reject "inspiring.") Blind from youth, he refused to limit his lifestyle, making his high school wrestling team and attempting things that might flummox a sighted person--like skydiving. His crowning achievement, however, is the summiting of several of the world's highest and most dangerous peaks. Self-pity never sufaces in the text or the reading; what comes through is Weihenmayer's sense of humor and love of practical jokes. Instead of sharing the view from Mt. McKinley, you share the feeling of loose shale underfoot or smooth ice beneath grasping fingers. Nick Sullivan's ability to get into Weihenmayer's four other senses makes this tape a winner. J.B.G. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 02]



Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Sound Library • 2002

CS ISBN 0792725131 $69.95 • Eight cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×