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Author Synnott, Mark, author.

Title The third pole : mystery, obsession, and death on Mount Everest / Mark Synnott.

Publication Info. New York : Dutton, 2021.
© 2021
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  796.522092 SYN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction-NEW  796.522092 SYN    AVAILABLE
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Description xviii, 429 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue -- PART 1. Paths to Obsession. Among the dead -- Moscow rules -- Haut monde -- The redheaded stepchild of product testing -- Damnable heresy -- PART 2. Ascending. Into the abode of snow -- The miracle highway -- Fani -- The day Everest broke -- PART 3. Beyond All -- Kam -- English air -- Above the brink -- High endeavors -- Home.
Summary "Veteran climber Mark Synnott never planned on climbing Mount Everest, but a hundred-year mystery lured him into an expedition--and an awesome history of passionate adventure, chilling tragedy, and human aspiration unfolded"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-412) and index.
Subject Mountaineering expeditions -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Irvine, Andrew, 1902-1924.
Synnott, Mark.
Mountaineers -- Great Britain.
Mountaineers -- United States.
Mount Everest Expedition (1924)
Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9781524745578 (Hardcover)
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