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Sir Edmund Hillary: An Extraordinary Life

Sir Edmund Hillary: An Extraordinary Life (Paperback, New edition 2013)

By Johnston, Alexa

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Around the world Sir Edmund Hillary is a legendary figure - climber, bold adventurer, practical philanthropist and one of the most widely respected persons of our time. He has survived extremes of human experience - from historic triumphs to crushing personal loss - but he sees h...imself as an ordinary man, persistent rather than heroic. This book focuses on the highlights of his life, including: Conquering Everest, Journeying to the South Pole by tractor, Himalayan adventures, Philanthropist to the Sherpa people. This book is a magnificent tribute to one of the greatest climbers and explorers of all time.
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ISBN 9780143006466
Published NZ 1 Oct 2007
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback, New edition 2013
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ISBN-13 9780143006466
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books (NZ)
Published 1 Oct 2007
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, New edition 2013
 › 1 other possible formats available
Edition New edition 2013rd
Author(s) By Johnston, Alexa
Category Award Winning
Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
Biography & Autobiography: Sport
Climbing & Mountaineering
Famous New Zealanders
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Award Winning Adult's Titles
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Width: 131mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 31mm
Dewey Code 796.522092
Weight 416g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: Historical, Political & Military
ONIX Text General/trade