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Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest

Author: Tashi Tenzing; Judy Tenzing
Publisher: Camden, Me. : Ragged Mountain Press/McGraw-Hill, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on some of the most famous climbs of the Himalayas, the author tells the story of his grandfather, Tenzing Norgay, who guided Hillary on the first successful ascent of Everest. He also explores many aspects of Sherpa society and history.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Tenzing Norkey; Tenzing Norkey
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tashi Tenzing; Judy Tenzing
ISBN: 0071381805 9780071381802
OCLC Number: 47667487
Description: xxi, 294 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / The Dalai Lama --
Foreword / Edmund Hillary --
A Note on Sherpa Names --
Ch. 1. The Mountain and Its People --
Ch. 2. The Himalayan Club and the Tiger Medal --
Ch. 3. The First Tigers of the Snows --
Ch. 4. Tenzing's Everest Dream --
Ch. 5. Everest 1952 --
Ch. 6. Everest 1953 --
Ch. 7. Tenzing After Everest --
Ch. 8. My Quest for Everest --
Ch. 9. Other Tenzings on Everest --
Ch. 10. The New Lords of Everest --
Ch. 11. More Than Mountains --
Ch. 12. Change and the Future --
Sherpa Ascents of Everest 1953-2000.
Responsibility: Tashi Tenzing with Judy Tenzing.
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On May 29, 1953, Tenzing Norgay became one of the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Tenzing received many honours, but he was never comfortable with his celebrity status. Instead he  Read more...

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