Touching The Void: The True Story
Of One Man's Miraculous Survival
Author: Joe Simpson
was born August 13, 1960 in County Kerry, Ireland. As well as being a writer, Joe Simpson is an avid mountaineer which fires his passion to write about climbing, including,
- Touching The Void (Jonathan Cape) 1988
- The Water People (fiction) (Jonathan Cape) 1992
- This Game of Ghosts (Jonathan Cape) 1993
- Storms of Silence (Jonathan Cape) 1996
Joe Simpson- A mountaineer who in 1985 decided to attempt to climb the unclimbed West Face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes with his friend Simon Yates.
Simon Yates- Joe's friend who accompanied him one the climb.