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Record #167485:

In the ghost country: a lifetime spent on the edge / Peter Hillary.

Title: In the ghost country: a lifetime spent on the edge / Peter Hillary.
Author(s): Hillary, Peter.
Date: 2004.
Publisher: New York, NY, USA: Free Press
Abstract: Stream-of-consciousness style account of being Edmund Hillary's son, with similar ambitions, partly fulfilled. He skied to South Pole, tackled Ama Dablam, Makalu, Everest and K2 with much loss of life, and helped in his father's schools and hospitals in Nepal. Extreme tensions in polar party are echoed in tale of "demented skeletons" Mike Stroud and Ranulph Fiennes and their "divorce".
Keywords: 796.52 -- Mountaineering.
91(08) -- Expeditions.
92 -- Biographies: Hillary, Peter.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*2) -- Polar regions.
(*701) -- South Pole.
(235.24) -- Himalayas. Karakorum. Tibetan plateau.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Hillary, P.]
ISBN: 0743243692
SPRI record no.: 167485

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