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The Resource Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest, Wade Davis

Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest, Wade Davis

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Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest
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Into the silence
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the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest
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Wade Davis
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eng
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Title
Into the silence
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Summary
Recounts George Mallory's attempt to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, and how, in the aftermath of World War I, the expedition became a symbol of national pride and hope.
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Tone
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Award
Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, 2012.
Biography type
individual biography
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10009355
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.522092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV199.92.M356
LC item number
D38 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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adult
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the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest
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the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest
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by Wade Davis
Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest, Wade Davis
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Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest, Wade Davis
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Maps on lining papers
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [579]-623) and index
Contents
Great Gable -- Everest imagined -- The plan of attack -- Hinks's watch -- Enter Mallory -- The doorway to the mountain -- The blindness of birds -- Eastern approaches -- The North Col -- The summit of their desires -- Finch's triumph -- The thread of life -- The price of life is death
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ocn699763980
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 655 p.
Isbn
9780375408892
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011013888
Other physical details
ill., maps

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