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Tenzing: Hero of Everest


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A Biography of Tenzing Norgay

By Ed Douglas, with an Introduction by Jan Morris

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Published by the National Geographic Society, 2003, 1st US Edition, D/w, Fine.   A fine biography of the most famous Sherpa – from his humble beginnings to almost god-like status in Nepal. It was Tenzing’s seventh expedition to Everest when he summited with Hillary, established Sherpas as the equal of mountaineers from other countries and established himself with the iconic summit photo.  This biography also chronicles many of the changes of the post-colonial world in the Himalayas.

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