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The Resource Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan

Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan

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Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day
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Buried in the sky
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the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day
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Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
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eng
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Presents the stories of the sherpas who have acted as expert consultants to Westerners climbing the Himalayas, focusing in particular on Chhiring Dorje Sherpa and Pasang Lama, who survived when eleven other climbers died on K2 in August 2008
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Buried in the sky
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Summary
Presents the stories of the sherpas who have acted as expert consultants to Westerners climbing the Himalayas, focusing in particular on Chhiring Dorje Sherpa and Pasang Lama, who survived when eleven other climbers died on K2 in August 2008
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Genre
Award
National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography, 2012.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.522095491
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV199.44.P182
LC item number
Z84 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
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the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2s deadliest day
Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
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Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The death zone -- Ambition. summit fever ; Doorway to heaven ; The prince and the porter ; The celebrity ethnicity ; Insha'Allah -- Conquest. The approach ; Weather gods ; Ghost winds ; Through the bottleneck -- Descent. Escape from the summit ; Sonam ; Survival ; Buried in the sky ; The Fearless Five ; The next life
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ocn755704991
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 285 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393079883
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012008490
Other physical details
col. ill.

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