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Epics on Everest

stories of survival from the world"s highest peak

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Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
    • Mountaineers -- Biography,
    • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Clint Willis.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsWillis, Clint.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.E85 E65 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 333 p. ;
      Number of Pages333
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3318591M
      ISBN 101560254998
      LC Control Number2004269153
      OCLC/WorldCa52187852


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