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True summit : what really happened on the legendary ascent of Annapurna

Author: David Roberts
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Re-examines the world's first ascent of an 8000-meter peak by Maurice Herzog, and discovers what was originally hailed as a dramatic tale of courage, survival, and teamwork, was actually a much darker, more ambiguous journey.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, David, 1943-
True summit.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000
(OCoLC)647083723
Named Person: Maurice Herzog; Louis Lachenal; Maurice Herzog; Louis Lachenal
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Roberts
ISBN: 0684867575 9780684867571
OCLC Number: 43569254
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 239 p. : ill. map ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: David Roberts.
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This text assesses the truthfulness of the book "Annapurna" by Maurice Herzog, who climbed the mountain in 1950 with Louis Lachenal. The author draws on many sources to provide a more realistic  Read more...

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