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            After Everest: Inside the private world of Edmund Hillary
               

            After Everest: Inside the private world of Edmund Hillary (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Little, Paul; Meng-Yee, Carolyne

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Exploring a character of paradoxes, this is the penetrating story of Edmund Hillary--the hero and the man Edmund Hillary is not merely a New Zealand icon, but a world icon--a towering fi gure among adventurers. The interest in him and his family's dedication to making a contribut...ion to the welfare of the Nepalese people is well known.
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            ISBN 9781877505201
            Published NZ 12 Oct 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Letters from Everest
             

            Letters from Everest (Hardback)

            By Lowe, George

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            "Sixty years after the first ascent of Mount Everest, this unique book of letters from New Zealander George Lowe celebrates, in a very personal way, this most majestic of mountains. In this touching book, unpublished letters from the Lowe collection are brought together for the f...irst time to describe the day-to-day moments of the historic 1953 Everest expedition. Lowe met Hillary while working in New Zealand's Southern Alps just after the war and struck up a friendship. Little did he know it would be the beginning of a journey to the highest altitudes and latitudes of the planet. In 1953 Lowe was invited to be part of the successful Everest expedition where he was an integral part in the success of the venture. As often as he could, George wrote letters home to his family but the letters were more than just news - George also wrote in case he and his friend Ed Hillary never returned to tell the tale. These rare letters now allow us to travel back in time to join his companions every step of the way: a vivid behind-the-scenes witness of a climb that would make history. In clear and elegant prose, this is a unique testimony of a superlative human achievement"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775540335
            Published NZ 7 Jun 2013
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Moth and the Mountain: Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2021

            The Moth and the Mountain: Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2021 (Hardback)

            By Caesar, Ed

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            In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceived his own crazy, beautiful plan: he would fly a Gipsy Moth airplane from England to Everest, crash land on its lower slopes, th...en become the first person to reach its summit - all utterly alone. Wilson didn't know how to climb. He barely knew how to fly. But he had pluck, daring and a vision - he wanted to be the first man to stand on top of the world. Traumatised by his wartime experiences and leaving behind a trail of broken hearts, Wilson believed that Everest could redeem him. This is the tale of an adventurer unlike any you have ever encountered: an unforgettable story about the power of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Maurice Wilson is a man written out of the history books - dismissed as an eccentric and a charlatan by many, but held in the highest regard by renowned mountaineers such as Reinhold Messner. The Moth and the Mountain restores him to his rightful place in the annals of Everest and in doing so attempts to answer that eternal question - why do we climb mountains?
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            ISBN 9780241262313
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Beyond Possible: '14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible' Now On Netflix
             

            Beyond Possible: '14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible' Now On Netflix (Paperback)

            By Purja, Nimsdai

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            • Pub Date
              11 Jan 22

            My account of life in the death zone, and how my time in the Gurkhas and Special Boat Service prepared me for a record-breaking conquest of all 14 of the world's 8,000m peaks in under 7 months.

            ISBN 9781529312263
            Released NZ 11 Jan 2022
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            Tomaz Humar
              

            Tomaz Humar (Paperback)

            By McDonald, Bernadette

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            In August, 2005, Toma Humar was trapped on a narrow ledge at 5900 metres on the formidable Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat. He had been attempting a new route, directly up the middle of the highest mountain face in the world - solo. This book tells his remarkable story.

            ISBN 9780099505099
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2009
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Reaching the Summit: Sir Edmund Hillary's Story
              

            Reaching the Summit: Sir Edmund Hillary's Story (Paperback, New title)

            By Johnston, Alexa; Larson, David

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            Details a young Ed Hillary growing up in the Waikato, his increasing love of climbing and the outdoors, his early climbs and growing reputation, then the Everest expedition and the ascent on Mt Everest itself. It then goes with Hillary to Antarctica and the trek to the South Pole..., then summarises the rest of his life.
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            ISBN 9780143006664
            Published NZ 3 Sep 2007
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The White Spider

            The White Spider (Paperback, New edition)

            By Harrer, Heinrich

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            A classic of mountaineering literature, The White Spider tells the story of the harrowing first ascent of the Eiger's North Wall, one of the most legendary and terrifying climbs in recorded history.

            ISBN 9780007197842
            Released NZ 18 Mar 2005
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Frostfire

            Frostfire (Paperback)

            By Smith, Jamie

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            Sabira embarks on a dangerous pilgrimage to the top of her mountain home. When a huge avalanche traps her on the glacier and destroys the pass, she must face up to the merciless mountain - but there are dark and fiery secrets hiding in its depths ...

            ISBN 9781911077879
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2019
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Mountains of Romania: A guide to walking in the Carpathian Mountains
             

            The Mountains of Romania: A guide to walking in the Carpathian Mountains (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Roberts, James

            • RRP: $49.99
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            A guide to walking and trekking in Romania's Carpathian Mountains, one of the wildest parts of Europe. This work covers the main ranges in the southern Carpathians, and the Eastern Carpathians and Bucovina's monasteries. It includes information on getting to grips with Romania.

            ISBN 9781852842956
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2005
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Cicerone Mountain Walking
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            Caleb's List: Climbing the Scottish Mountains Visible from Arthur's Seat
             

            Caleb's List: Climbing the Scottish Mountains Visible from Arthur's Seat (Hardback)

            By MacInnes, Kellan

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            From the summit of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, 20 mountains can be seen. These mountains, the 'Arthurs' form Caleb's List. This is not only a guide to climbing the Arthurs, but also the story of how the list came about, and how becoming an Arthurist helped the author in his battl...e with AIDS.
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            ISBN 9781908373533
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2012
            Publisher Luath Press Ltd
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