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Everest : Mountain Without Mercy (Revised / Updated) (Paperback) (Broughton Coburn)

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The terror and triumph of the May 1996 climbing season on Mount Everest will go down in infamy. Made famous by Jon Krakauer’s bestsellerInto Thin Air and recounted in David Breashears's gripping IMAX film, the story is relayed in National Geographic's gripping volume, updated with brilliant new panoramic photography. Written in suspenseful detail, the book documents how a courageous photographic team, facing hazards of their own, became an essential part of a rescue effort that brought some—but not all—of their companions down from the mountain alive. Added to the classic main text are fascinating updates: brief portraits of those who lived through the tragedy; a time line of subsequent climbing events on Everest, up to 2014; and never-before-published detailed panoramics of Everest and the Himalaya.
Edition: Revised / Updated
Number of Pages: 222
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Nature, History
Sub-Genre: Mountaineering
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Broughton Coburn
Language: English
Street Date: August 25, 2015
TCIN: 17288417
UPC: 9781426215858
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-4099
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