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Into The Silence - The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest - 9780099563839 - Davis, Wade
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Into The Silence - The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest - 9780099563839 - Paperback

2012, ISBN: 9780099563839

[ED: Paperback], [PU: VINT], WINNER OF THE 2012 SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE. A monumental work of history, biography and adventure - the First World War, Mallory and Mount Everestp&aposThe price of life is death&apos For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but &aposa frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every day&apos. As climbers they accepted a degree of risk unimaginable before the war. What mattered now was how one lived, and the moments of being alive.While the quest for Mount Everest may have begun as a grand imperial gesture, it ended as a mission of revival for a country and a lost generation bled white by war. In a monumental work of history and adventure, Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept climbing on that fateful day. -- Trade paperback. Looks at the life of George Mallory and that of his generation, through WWI and his attempts to climb Mount Everest. A monumental work of history and adventure, in which Davis asks why Mallory kept climbing on that fateful day. 'Wade Davis has penned an exceptional book on an extraordinary generation.' Joe Simpson, DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, Paperback, 672, [GW: 742g], offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten), sofortueberweisung.de, Selbstabholung und Barzahlung, PayPal, Lastschrift, Banküberweisung, Internationaler Versand

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Into The Silence : The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest - Wade Davis
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[EAN: 9780099563839], Neubuch, [PU: Vintage Random House UK Okt 2012], Neuware - 'The price of life is death' For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but 'a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every day'. As climbers they accepted a degree of risk unimaginable before the war. What mattered now was how one lived, and the moments of being alive. While the quest for Mount Everest may have begun as a grand imperial gesture, it ended as a mission of revival for a country and a lost generation bled white by war. In a monumental work of history and adventure, Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept climbing on that fateful day. 672 pp. Englisch

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'The price of life is death' For Mallory as for all of his generation, death was but 'a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every day'. As climbers they accepted a degree of risk unimaginable before the war. What mattered now was how one lived, and the moments of being alive. While the quest for Mount Everest may have begun as a grand imperial gesture, it ended as a mission of revival for a country and a lost generation bled white by war. In a monumental work of history and adventure, Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept climbing on that fateful day.; Non-Fiction>Biographies and Autobiographies>Political Military and Historical; Paperback, [PU: Century Hutchinson; Random Century; Random House]

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`The price of life is death´ For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but `a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every day´. In a monumental work of history and adventure, Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept climbing on that fateful day. The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest Buch (fremdspr.) Bücher>Fremdsprachige Bücher>Englische Bücher>Ratgeber & Freizeit>Sport & Fitness, Random House Uk

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Paperback, [PU: Vintage Publishing], `The price of life is death' For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but `a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every day'. In a monumental work of history and adventure, Davis asks not whether George Mallory was the first to reach the summit of Everest, but rather why he kept climbing on that fateful day., Biography: General, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Social & Cultural History, First World War, Climbing & Mountaineering

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Into The Silence
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Wade Davis

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Into the Silence In 1924, two men set out from a camp perched on a Mt. Everest ice ledge. Col. George Mallory was Britain's finest climber. Sandy Irvine was a young Oxford scholar with little previous mountaineering experience. Neither of them returned. In this magisterial work of history and adventure, Davis vividly re-creates British climbers' epic attempts to scale Mount Everest. Full description

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780099563839
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0099563835
Paperback
Publishing year: 2012
Publisher: Random House UK Ltd
655 Pages
Weight: 0,744 kg
Language: Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780099563839

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-09-956383-5, 978-0-09-956383-9


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