True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna

David Roberts (Author)
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Description

In a startling look at the classic "Annapurna" -- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the Himalayan peak.

In June 1950, a team of mountaineers was the first to conquer

Product Details

Price
$15.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
February 02, 2013
Pages
242
Dimensions
5.53 X 0.65 X 8.48 inches | 0.49 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476738468

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About the Author

David Roberts has illustrated many children's books, including the Questioneers series, The Cook and the King, and Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau. He lives in London, where, when not drawing, he likes to make hats.

Reviews

Dennis Drabelle "The Washington Post" Roberts draws on material he's lived with for decades, and he writes with authority, passion, and conviction.
Bruce Barcott "The New York Times Book Review" Roberts uses the new revelations...to explore the tension between the demands of narrative, the duty of historical accuracy, and the fallibility of memory.
Ron Fimrite "Sports Illustrated" A chilling story.