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Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest

Author: Wade Davis
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes British climbers' attempts to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, discussing such topics as the role of imperial ambition in the expedition and the way in which the ascent reflected England's post-World War I redemption efforts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: George Mallory; George Herbert Leigh-Mallory; George Mallory; George Herbert Leigh-Mallory; George L Mallory; George Mallory
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wade Davis
ISBN: 9780375408892 0375408894 9780676979190 067697919X
OCLC Number: 699763980
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
"A Borzoi book."
Description: xiv, 655 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Great Gable --
Everest imagined --
The plan of attack --
Hinks's watch --
Enter Mallory --
The doorway to the mountain --
The blindness of birds --
Eastern approaches --
The North Col --
The summit of their desires --
Finch's triumph --
The thread of life --
The price of life is death.
Responsibility: Wade Davis.

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Describes British climbers' attempts to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, discussing such topics as the role of imperial ambition in the expedition and the way in which the ascent reflected England's post-World War I redemption efforts.

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