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Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest

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If the quest for Mount Everest began as a grand imperial gesture, as redemption for an empire of explorers that had lost the race to the Poles, it ended as a mission of regeneration for a country and a people bled white by war. Of the twenty-six British climbers who, on three expeditions (1921-24), walked 400 miles off the map to find and assault the highest mountain on Earth, twenty had seen the worst of the fighting. Six had been severely wounded, two others nearly killed by disease at the Front, one hospitalized twice ...

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Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
2012, Vintage

ISBN-13: 9780375708152

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Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest
2012, Vintage, London

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2012, Vintage Books Canada

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Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
2011, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

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Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
2011, Knopf Canada

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Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest
2011, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

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2011, Books on Tape

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