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Solo Faces
SOLO FACES by JAMES SALTER [1979, 220 pages] This novel is story of protagonist Vern Rand, an extraordinary rock climber, a hero, a wanderer and a legend. The story starts out with Rand in California where he is laying low. One day, he hears the siren call of the big mountains and moves to the mountain town of Chamonix, France. He scales one face after another, makes some daring rescues and his status as a legend grows. Rand also has to deal with relat...