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Man of Everest: The Story of Tenzing Norgay, Sir Edmund Hillary's Sherpa

Authors:
Norgay, Tenzing
Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey

ISBN:
978 1 903933 31 2
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
302
List price(s):
9.99 GBP

Publication date:
31 December 2019

Short description: 

On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and his sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first human beings to conquer Mount Everest, the highest place on earth. They became heroes. But who was Tenzing? In this text, Tenzing himself tells the story of the climb and its reception.

Full description: 

On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and his sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first human beings to conquer Mount Everest, the highest place on earth. They became heroes. But who was Tenzing? What was the trajectory from the Yak pastures of Solo Kum to the heroes' reception at Buckingham Palace and how did he see it? How did he view his own illiterate and primitive background? What was his point of view on the differences that arose between the British and Asians during the Expeditions? In this text, Tenzing himself answers these questions.

Biography: 

Ullman, James Ramsey edited this autobiography from personal interviews with Tenzing Norgay during 1953 and 1954.

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