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The wildest dream : the biography of George Mallory

Author: Peter Gillman; Leni Gillman
Publisher: Seattle, WA : The Mountaineers, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st North American edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the British mountaineer George Mallory whose death near the summit of Everest in 1924 has become legendary.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Mallory; George Mallory
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gillman; Leni Gillman
ISBN: 089886741X 9780898867411 9780898867510 0898867517
OCLC Number: 44860744
Description: 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 A Taste for Risk 19 --
Chapter 2 The Charming Mallory 35 --
Chapter 3 L'Affaire George 51 --
Chapter 4 Fresh Pleasures 65 --
Chapter 5 Dear Cottie 79 --
Chapter 6 A Strange Thrill 93 --
Chapter 7 Immortal Love 111 --
Chapter 8 The Pity of War 133 --
Chapter 9 Any Aspirations? 155 --
Chapter 10 The Opportunity of a Lifetime 167 --
Chapter 11 A Desperate Game 195 --
Chapter 12 A Sacrifice Either Way 215 --
Chapter 13 Vanishing Hopes 243.
Responsibility: Peter & Leni Gillman.

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A biography of the British mountaineer George Mallory whose death near the summit of Everest in 1924 has become legendary.

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