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Man of Everest: The Story of Tenzing Norgay, Sir Edmund Hillary's Sherpa

Man of Everest: The Story of Tenzing Norgay, Sir Edmund Hillary's Sherpa

Language English
Contributor(s) Tenzing Norgay, James Ramsey Ullman
Binding Paperback
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Overview: Man of Everest: The Story of Tenzing Norgay

Do you know the adventurous story of the two great personalities who climbed Mount Everest for the first time? Man of Everest: The Story of Tenzing Norgay, Sir Edmund Hillary's Sherpa brings alive all the action that happened on 29May, 1953. Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first human beings to conquer Mount Everest, the highest place on earth. They became heroes. But who was Tenzing? What was the trajectory from the Yak pastures of Solo Kum to the heroes reception at Buckingham Palace and how did he see it? How did he view his own illiterate and primitive background? What was his point of view on the differences that arose between the British and Asians during the Expeditions? In this book you can the answer to all these questions. Mount Everest had been considered impossible to climb due to its challenging terrain and weather conditions. Soaring in height of 29,035 feet, the famous mountain lays in the Himalayas.

The Start Of The Journey

After dreaming for years to achieve this objective Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay from Nepal went through seven weeks of climbing in the hard and rigid terrain where there is a high chance of losing life if anything goes wrong. Climbing Mount Everest is extremely dangerous besides the freezing weather which may put the climbers at a risk of extreme freeze bite and possibility of long falls from cliffs into crevasses. Great risk of losing life, this activity of climbing Mount Everest was a big challenge the pair of climbers. Mount Everest suffer from the effects of high altitude commonly known as mountain sickness. The high altitude makes the oxygen supply to the human brain difficult that can cause immense health issues. With all these difficulties these two climbers successfully reached the summit. Both Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became heroes after their successful climb. This adventurous story takes you through the detailed trip of their expedition and lets you build on the excitement of the first ascent of Everest. Tenzing will take you through his detailed journey to make you feel refreshed and enjoy each and every moment of walking through their journey.

Get Hold Of The Adventurous Activity

This book takes you through the journey of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the difficulties they had to face and the way they overcame those difficult situations. A mountain which is deadly, intangible and unreachable was defeated by these two personalities. The book allows you to get hold of the joy the pair of climbers had on reaching the summit and the hope to return back safely. Tenzing will guide you through the whole journey and will express what he and Hillary felt on reaching the top of the world. Get the text to know more about their adventure. To get one for yourself, all you need to do is log on to Junglee and avail some of their fabulous offers. You can also sift through the wide range of biographies and novels, read customer reviews.

Product Details
Language English
Publication Date January 1, 2010
Publisher Gibson Square Books Ltd
Contributor(s) Tenzing Norgay, James Ramsey Ullman
Binding Paperback
Edition New edition
Page Count 302
ISBN 10 1903933315
ISBN 13 9781903933312
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