9780792265573

Tenzing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780792265573

  • ISBN10:

    0792265572

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2004-03-01
  • Publisher: National Geographic
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Summary

Marking the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, National Geographic presents the first full-length biography of Tenzing Norgay, the Tibetan-born Sherpa who climbed to the summit of the world with Sir Edmund Hillary. of photos.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. XI
Prologue: Behind the Maskp. XV
The Sherpas of Darjeelingp. 1
The Lap of his Motherp. 25
Life as a Khambap. 47
To Everestp. 63
Triumph, War, and Lossp. 87
Return to Darjeelingp. 105
The Brink of Famep. 129
I Have Brought a Bearp. 149
A Tall White Dream in the Skyp. 173
The Jackals of Famep. 207
Tiger of the Snowsp. 229
Dakup. 249
Endnotesp. 275
Bibliographyp. 287
Indexp. 291
Glossaryp. 295
Acknowledgmentsp. 297
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