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Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest

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In 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary b ecame the f irst climbers to summit Mt. Everest, the defining moment of 20thcentury exploration. Although honored worldwide, Tenzing could never harness the changes his passion for climbing brought to his Sherpa people, and he died a forgotten man.Authored by Tenzing Norgay's grandson and illustrated with scores of dramatic and ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 15th 2003 by Ragged Mountain Press (first published 2001)
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Lauren
Nov 30, 2009 Lauren rated it it was ok
This book was ok. The first chapter and the last 2 were really the most informative. I'm glad I learned something about the Sherpa culture before my trip but if you aren't planning on hiking Nepal, I would say most people would not be interested!
Kylie
Jan 14, 2008 Kylie rated it really liked it
Recommended to Kylie by: John Hargreaves
Great, easy historical read about the Sherpas that have assisted Westerners to the Top of the World.
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Jan 21, 2013 Jaanus Tramberg rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fans of Everest will love this book.
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