Forget Me Not: A Memoir
ISBN: 1594850828
EAN13: 9781594850820
Language: English
Release Date: May 1, 2008
Pages: 276
Dimensions: 1.4" H x 9" L x 5.7" W
Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Forget Me Not will stay with your forever. It is a beautifully written story of great love, great daring, great loss, and great recovery. Most of all, it is a story of great courage. - Tom Brokaw

High in the Himalaya, a world-class adventurer dies, leaving a wife, three young sons and a best friend to cope with their grief.

In 1999, well-known mountaineer, Alex Lowe, died tragically in an avalanche on the remote Himalayan Mountain Shishapangma, leaving his wife Jennifer alone to raise their three children. Alex was widely considered one of the greatest modern climbers of our time, and the world mourned his loss. Tom Brokaw interviewed Jennifer Lowe and Conrad Anker for Dateline, and Sting narrated and composed music for a tribute film, The Endless Knot.

While Jenni and her sons faced the absence of a husband and father, Alex's longtime climbing partner, Conrad Anker, who survived the accident that killed Lowe, faced his own grief and survivor's guilt. Jenni and Conrad gradually, and unexpectedly, found solace in each other.

Through letters and expedition notes from Alex, Forget Me Not spans continents and tells the story of three people whose lives intertwine to a degree they could never have imagined. Jenni's account takes Read More chevron_right

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