Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

Into the Silence

The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

Into the Silence( )
Author: Davis, Wade
ISBN:978-1-84792-185-7
Publication Date:Sep 2011
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Bodley Head
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

* If the quest for Mount Everest began as a grand imperial gesture, as redemption for an empire of explorers that had lost the race to the Poles, it ended as a mission of regeneration for a country and a people bled white by war.

* Of the twenty-six British climbers who, on three expeditions (1921-24), walked 400 miles off the map to find and assault the highest mountain on Earth, twenty had seen the worst of the fighting. Six had been severely wounded, two others...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:672
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Mountains
Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering
History / Military / World War I
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.3 x 23.4 x 3.5 cm
Book Weight:0.844 Kilograms



Featured Books

The Winemaker's Wife
Harmel, Kristin
Hardback: $28.00
Northanger Abbey
Austen, Jane
Paperback: $26.99
Mrs. Dalloway
Woolf, Virginia
Electronic book text:

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.