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Author Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008.

Title View from the summit / Sir Edmund Hillary.

Publication Info. New York : Pocket Books, 2000.
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 95th Street Adult Biography  BIO HILLARY    AVAILABLE
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Description 310 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
First published: London : Doubleday, 1999.
Contents Roar of a thousand tigers -- New pair of overalls -- From bees to flying boats -- South of Everest with Shipton -- Waiting for Everest -- Getting to Camp VII -- Challenge of Makalu -- Antarctic preparations -- To Depot 700 -- To the Pole and back -- Yetis in thin air -- Tent-testing, school-building -- Family adventures -- Disaster -- Mother Ganga -- Chairman Emeritus -- High commissioner -- Worlds revisited.
Summary In a memoir by the first man to reach the peak of Everest, Hillary discusses the adventures that shaped his life, from the South Pole to the Ganges River
Subject Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008.
Mount Everest Expedition (1953)
Mountaineers -- New Zealand -- Biography.
Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Note Subtitle on cover: Remarkable memoir by the first person to conquer Everest
ISBN 9780743400671 (pbk.)
0743400674 (pbk.)
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