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The last true explorer : into darkest New Guinea

Author: Philip Temple
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Godwit, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1962, at the age of 23, Philip Temple went to New Guinea with Heinrich Harrer (author of "Seven years in Tibet" and "White Spider") to conquer the highest mountain in the Pacific.
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Genre/Form: History
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Temple, Philip.
Last true explorer.
Auckland, N.Z. : Godwit, 2002
(OCoLC)653398801
Named Person: Philip Temple; Heinrich Harrer; Heinrich Harrer; Philip Temple
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Temple
ISBN: 1869620860 9781869620868
OCLC Number: 50814161
Description: 250 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part one: Mountians of the White Arrow (1. Snow on the Equator ; 2. The roof of New Guinea ; 3. Mountains of the imagination ; 4. 'Though the rain it raineth every day') --
Part two: Into the Stone Age (5. Blood in the water ; 6. To the edge of the world) --
Part three: Yikani (7. Nine steps to nowhere ; 8. Journey without end ; 9. Madness) --
Part four: On a wing and a prayer (10. The man who always goes to the Dukunduku ; 11. A mountain chalet ; 12. At the end of my tether) --
Epilogue: Then and now.
Responsibility: Philip Temple.

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