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Two Generations


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By Edmund and Peter Hillary

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1984, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.   A book of two halves by father and son mountaineers, Sir Edmund Hillary and Peter Hillary.  They span three decades of high altitude climbing and aid development in Nepal.  Both tell their separate, but sometimes interwoven, stories, including the tragic deaths of Ed’s wife, Louise, and daughter Belinda in a plane crash in 1975, but also many climbing exploits and adventures for both father and son in their native New Zealand as well as on Everest and other Himalayan peaks.


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