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Above all things

Author: Tanis Rideout
Publisher: London : Viking, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Himalayas two climbers strike out for the summit of the earths highest mountain - aiming to be the first to the top, and reclaim a little of Britains lost glory. In Cambridge, a wife collects the milk, gets three children out of bed and waits for a letter, a telegram - for news of her husband.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: George Mallory; Ruth Mallory; George Mallory
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanis Rideout
ISBN: 9780241965443 0241965446
OCLC Number: 817256951
Description: 384 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tanis Rideout.

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In Cambridge, a wife collects the milk, gets three children out of bed and waits for a letter, a telegram - for news of her husband. It is 1924 and after months of setbacks and failures, George  Read more...

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A love story, a tale of adventure, and a study in obsession all at once, Above All Things is simply breathtaking. With Tanis Rideout's debut,a major new voice in Canadian fiction arrives -- Joseph Read more...

 
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