Matt Samet -- "Death Grip"

Matt Samet will speak about and sign his new book, Death Grip, on Tuesday, February 12th at 7:30pm.Death Grip chronicles a climber's near-fatal struggle with anxiety and depression, and his nightmarish journey through the dangerous world of prescription drugs. Local author Matt Samet lived to climb and conquer sheer rock faces, but his depression led him to seek professional psychiatric help. After a difficult struggle with addiction, Samet slowly makes his way to recovery through perseverance and a deep love of climbing. Conveying both the exhilaration of adventure and the madness of addiction, Death Grip is a powerful and revelatory memoir.Vouchers to attend are $5 and get you $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase on the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door.

Event date: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1107 Pearl St
80302 Boulder
Death Grip: A Climber's Escape from Benzo Madness Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250004239
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 12th, 2013

Climbing Dictionary: Mountaineering Slang, Terms, Neologisms and Lingo Cover Image
By Matt Samet, Mike Tea (Illustrator), Dave Pegg (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781594855023
Availability: Special Order
Published: Mountaineers Books - July 15th, 2011