Prime Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See (Audio Download): Erik Weihenmayer, Nick Sullivan, Blackstone Audio, Inc.: Audible Audiobooks –

Erik Weihenmayer was born with retinoscheses, a degenerative eye disorder that would leave him blind by the age ofBut Erik was determined to rise above this devastating disability and lead a fulfilling and exciting life In this poignant and inspiring memoir, he shares his struggle to push past the limits imposed on him by his visual impairment and by a seeing world He speaks movingly of the role his family played in his battle to break through the barriers of blindness the mother who prayed for the miracle that would restore her son s sight and the father who encouraged him to strive for that distant mountaintop And he tells the story of his dream to climb the world s Seven Summits and how he turned that dream into astonishing reality, something fewer thanmountaineers have achieved From the snow capped summit of McKinley to the towering peaks of Aconcagua and Kilimanjaro to the ultimate challenge, Mount Everest, this is a story about daring to dream in the face of impossible odds It is about finding the courage to reach for that ultimate summit and transform your life into something truly miraculous It describes his resistance to accepting his becoming blind at first, while in high school, but also his determination to learn to climb many different mountains in preparation for the climbing of Mount Everest.He did this to promote matters for the blind,to show that despite their blindness they really can do than they think It also stressed the importance of true team work and showed the love and support of his father, wife, brother and others. Excellent Inspiring book Fantastic value top goods top seller