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Everest: Triumph and Tragedy on the Worlds Highest Peak Matt Dickinson

Everest: Triumph and Tragedy on the Worlds Highest Peak

Matt Dickinson

Published
ISBN : 9780060188061
Hardcover
32 pages
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 About the Book 

This book brings the worlds mightiest peak alive in a way no traditional book can.Readers can chart a route on an early map of Everest, hold a Tibetan prayer flag like the ones generations of mountaineers have left at Everests summit, and examineMore This book brings the worlds mightiest peak alive in a way no traditional book can.Readers can chart a route on an early map of Everest, hold a Tibetan prayer flag like the ones generations of mountaineers have left at Everests summit, and examine a dossier (complete with survival tips) for commercial clients attempting to climb the mountain. The pre–war attempts, the dangerous conditions, the recent discovery of long–lost climber George Mallorys body are featured, along with the history of the mountain, its geography, and the myths and legends which surround it.