drawing and inscription by Araceli Segarra. inscription by David Breashears. mild wear to dj corners/edges. clean-looking. tight. dj covered with Brodart. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: More than 125 full-color photographs, including spectacular IMAX images, and firsthand accounts by survivors chronicle the fateful 1996 expedition to climb Everest, a trek that ended up claiming eight lives. 100,000 first printing. BOMC. First serial, National Geographic. Tour.
Review: When David Breashears agreed to climb Mount Everest with an IMAX camera in order to film from the summit, he had no idea that his little expedition would become embroiled in a tragedy that would make headlines around the world. On May 10, 1996, two expeditions led by experienced Everest guides Rob Hall and Scott Fisher summited the mountain, only to suffer the loss of eight members--including the two leaders--on the way back down. At the time, Breashears and his filmmaking crew were at the base camp preparing for their own climb--originally planned for that same day but postponed after realizing there would already be several other groups on the summit. Instead of making a film, Breashears and company participated in the rescue and only later reached the summit of Everest to successfully complete their film.
Broughton Coburn, a long-time resident of Nepal and a friend of David Breashears, was commissioned to write a book about the filmmaking expedition, the tragedy on Everest, and the mountain itself. He has more than succeeded with Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, a taut recounting of disaster and triumph at 29,000 feet. But this book is about more than just mountain climbing; Coburn has also included fascinating information about Nepal, Buddhism, and the Sherpa culture, as well as the history of climbing Everest. He covers everything from the causes of altitude sickness to Nepal's increasing problems with deforestation, and through it all he weaves the story of that day in May when Everest again proved unpredictable--and deadly. For a white-knuckle climb to the top of the world's highest mountain, complete with stunning photographs, you can't do better than Everest: Mountain Without Mercy.
Título: Everest: Mountain Without Mercy
Editorial: National Geographic
Año de publicación: 1997
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción National Geographic Books, 1998. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. No Dustjacket. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0002312947
Descripción National Geographic Books, 1998. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Will look good on your book case after reading but may not be suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0001668059
Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR001275669
Descripción National Geographic Books, 1998. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used; Very Good. Nº de ref. de la librería 2246043
Descripción -. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Everest: Mountain Without Mercy (Imax) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Nº de ref. de la librería 7719-9780792270140
Descripción -. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Everest: Mountain Without Mercy (Imax) This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Nº de ref. de la librería 9053-9780792270140
Descripción National Geographic, 1997. Estado de conservación: Good. Reissue. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP3322270
Descripción National Geographic, 1997. Estado de conservación: Fair. Reissue. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP88687820
Descripción National Geographic, 1997. Estado de conservación: Good. Reissue. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP2547800
Descripción National Geographic. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Nº de ref. de la librería 2797345833