View From the Summit download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sir Edmund Hillary

View From the Summit download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sir Edmund Hillary year 2003
  • Book name: View From the Summit
  • Author: Sir Edmund Hillary
  • Release date: 2003/4/14
  • Publisher: GALLERY BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780743400671
  • Rating: 7.79 of 10
  • Votes: 465
  • Review by: Bonnie Young
  • Review rating: 9.44 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/11
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE STORY OF AN ORDINARY MAN WHO BECAME THE CENTURY'S MOST IMPORTANT EXPLORER Adventurers the world over have been inspired by the achievements of Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man ever to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest. In this candid, wry, and vastly entertaining autobiography, Hillary looks back on that 1953 landmark expedition, as well as his remarkable explorations in other exotic locales, from the South Pole to the Ganges. View From The Summit is the compelling life story of a New Zealand country boy who daydreamed of wild adventures; the pioneering climber who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth after scaling the world's tallest peak; and the elder statesman and unlikely diplomat whose groundbreaking program of aid to Nepal continues to this day, paying his debt of worldwide fame to the Himalayan region. More than four decades after Hillary looked down from Everest's 29,000 feet, his impact is still felt - in our fascination with the perils and triumphs of mountain climbing, and in today's phenomenon of extreme sports. The call to adventure is alive and real on every page of this gripping memoir.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H7M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Climbing & Mountaineering, Biography: Sport, Guidebooks, Adventure Holidays, Geographical Discovery & Exploration
  • Available formats: PDF, HTML, TXT, MobiPocket, DOC, WORD, EPUB, DjVu. Compressed in ZIP, JAR, EML, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.29 USD
  • Dimensions: 153.16x231.14x22.86mm
  • Weight: 476.27g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United Kingdom
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