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Everest, the first ascent : how a champion of science conquered the mountain

Author: Harriet Tuckey
Publisher: Guilford, Connectcut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Already awarded a prize by the Biographer's Club, Harriet Tuckey's book is both the history of what went into the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 and a biography of her father, Dr Griffith Pugh, whose role was absolutely pivotal, yet mostly untold. As the expedition's physiological consultant, Pugh designed almost every aspect of the survival strategy for the expedition, the acclimatization program,  Read more...
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Tuckey, Harriet.
Everest, the first ascent.
Guilford, Connectcut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013007001
(OCoLC)828858916
Named Person: Griffith Pugh; Griffith Pugh
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Tuckey
ISBN: 9780762794294 0762794291
OCLC Number: 841493949
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Harriet Tuckey.

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Already awarded a prize by the Biographer's Club, Harriet Tuckey's book is both the history of what went into the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 and a biography of her father, Dr Griffith Pugh, whose role was absolutely pivotal, yet mostly untold. As the expedition's physiological consultant, Pugh designed almost every aspect of the survival strategy for the expedition, the acclimatization program, the oxygen- and fluid-intake regime, the diet, the clothing and the high altitude boots. Without him and his work, the ascent of Everest would have been impossible.

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