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Into the silence [electronic resource] : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest / Wade Davis.

Authors: Davis, Wade.
Call number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011.
Publication date: c2011.
Subject: Mountaineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Influence.
Mallory, George, 1886-1924.
Mount Everest Expedition (1924)
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Title: Into the silence [electronic resource] : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest / Wade Davis.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 1 online resource (xiv, 655 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents note: Great Gable -- Everest imagined -- The plan of attack -- Hinks's watch -- Enter Mallory -- The doorway to the mountain -- The blindness of birds -- Eastern approaches -- The North Col -- The summit of their desires -- Finch's triumph -- The thread of life -- The price of life is death.
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
"A Borzoi book."
Description based on print version record.
Summary note: Describes British climbers' attempts to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, discussing such topics as the role of imperial ambition in the expedition and the way in which the ascent reflected England's post-World War I redemption efforts.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [579]-623) and index.
Genre: Electronic books.
Local subject: Downloadable e-books.
Available in other form: Davis, Wade. Into the silence. 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780676979190 (electronic bk.)
067697919X (electronic bk.)
9780307700568 (electronic bk.)
0307700569 (electronic bk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1359224
Bib No.: 1359224

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