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Touching My Father’s Soul


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A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest

By Jamling Tenzing Norgay,  with Broughton Coburn.    With a Foreword by The Dalai Lama and an Introduction by Jon Krakauer

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Published by HarperCollins, San Francisco, 2001, 1st US Edition, D/w, Fine.   Jamling Tenzing Norgay, son of Tenzing Norgay who, with Sir Edmund Hillary, made the first ascent of Everest in 1953, tells the story of the 1996 Everest IMAX expedition led by David Breashears.  Jamling was the Climbing Leader on the Expedition and interweaves the story of his own ascent during the infamous and tragic 1996 Everest Disaster with little-known stories from his father’s climb.  The book is also about the insider’s view of the Sherpa world, about his family and their traditions, about the spiritual significance of the Himalayas and about the ancient Sherpa dynasties.

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Weight0.75 kg