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Eric Shipton

Everest and Beyond

Eric Shipton( )
Author: Steele, Peter
ISBN:978-0-89886-659-9
Publication Date:Oct 1999
Publisher:Mountaineers Books, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

"Threading his way over Tibetan passes or forcing the forbidding cirque of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, mountaineering legend Eric Shipton (1907-1977) continues to fascinate readers. Here biographer Peter Steele draws a full-bodied portrait of the self-effacing explorer with new information about his public and private lives. He gives, for the first time, the full story behind Shipton's shocking exclusion from the 1953 British expedition to Everest, a controversy that reverberated through...
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Book Details
Pages:290
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Mountains
Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:1.23 Pounds



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