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The lost explorer : finding Mallory on Mount Everest

Author: Conrad Anker; David Roberts
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1999.
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Recounts the disappearance of George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine on Mount Everest in 1924 and the recent discovery of Mallory's remains. This is the adventure story of the year, how Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest, casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the explorer who may have conquered Everest seventy-five years ago. On June 8, 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anker, Conrad.
Lost explorer.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1999
(OCoLC)646969822
Named Person: George Mallory; Conrad Anker; Andrew Irvine; Conrad Anker; George Mallory
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Conrad Anker; David Roberts
ISBN: 0684871513 9780684871516 1841192112 9781841192116 0684871521 9780684871523
OCLC Number: 42383490
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Snickers and tea --
Mon dieu! George Mallory! --
Dissonance --
Mallory of Everest --
Rescue --
Teeth in the wind --
Second step --
Apotheosis --
Acknowledgments --
Index --
Photo credits.
Responsibility: Conrad Anker and David Roberts.

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On 8 June 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew 'Sandy' Irvine were last seen climbing towards the summit of Everest. In 1999, Conrad Anker found the body of Mallory on Mount Everest. This title  Read more...

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Tim McNulty "The Seattle Times" A story of vast ambition and extraordinary drive.

 
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