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Ghosts of Everest : the search for Mallory & Irvine : from the expedition that discovered Mallory's body

Author: Jochen Hemmleb; Larry A Johnson; Eric R Simonson
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"On May 1, 1999, the Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition found George Mallory's body - astonishingly well preserved - high on the wind-swept North Face of Everest. But that is not all they found. In Mallory's pockets, and elsewhere on the mountain, the researchers found answers to the question that has plagued historians and mountaineers alike: Did they make it? And if they did, what happened to them?" "Ghosts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hemmleb, Jochen, 1971-
Ghosts of Everest.
Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, 1999
(OCoLC)894780654
Named Person: George Mallory; Andrew Irvine; Andrew Irvine; George Mallory
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jochen Hemmleb; Larry A Johnson; Eric R Simonson
ISBN: 0898866995 9780898866995
OCLC Number: 42072065
Description: 205 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Detective and the mystery --
ch. 2. More like war than adventure --
ch. 3. About to walk off the map --
ch. 4. Whole bandobast --
ch. 5. Infernal mountain --
ch. 6. "English dead" --
ch. 7. Final pyramid --
ch. 8. Notes on an envelope.
Other Titles: Search for Mallory & Irvine
Responsibility: Jochen Hemmleb, Larry A. Johnson, Eric R. Simonson ; as told to William E. Nothdurft.

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"On May 1, 1999, the Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition found George Mallory's body - astonishingly well preserved - high on the wind-swept North Face of Everest. But that is not all they found. In Mallory's pockets, and elsewhere on the mountain, the researchers found answers to the question that has plagued historians and mountaineers alike: Did they make it? And if they did, what happened to them?" "Ghosts of Everest is the exclusive inside story of what they found and, for the first time, what this new evidence tells us about Mallory and Irvine's momentous last day."--Jacket.

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