Edmund Hillary





Edmund Hillary


Born
in Auckland, New Zealand
July 20, 1919

Died
January 11, 2008


Sir Edmund Hillary was born and grew up in Auckland, New Zealand.

Average rating: 4.05 · 2,374 ratings · 225 reviews · 45 distinct works · Similar authors
High Adventure: The True St...

4.05 avg rating — 636 ratings — published 1955 — 11 editions
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View from the Summit: The R...

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Nothing Venture, Nothing Win

3.99 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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Schoolhouse in the Clouds

3.70 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1964 — 3 editions
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From the Ocean to the Sky

3.76 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1979 — 4 editions
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High In the Thin Cold Air

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High Adventure

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Provocarea inaltimilor

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Ascent: Two Lives Explored:...

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Two Generations

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“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”
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“I have discovered that even the mediocre can have adventures and even the fearful can achieve.”
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“You don't have to be a hero to accomplish great things---to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.”
Edmund Hillary, High Adventure

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