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The Resource Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan

Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan

Label
Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day
Title
Buried in the sky
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day
Statement of responsibility
Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the stories of the sherpas who have acted as expert consultants to Westerners climbing the Himalayas, focusing in particular on Chhiring Dorje Sherpa and Pasang Lama, who survived when eleven other climbers died on K2 in August 2008
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zuckerman, Peter
Dewey number
796.522095491
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV199.44.P182
LC item number
Z84 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Padoan, Amanda
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountaineers
  • Mountaineering accidents
  • Sherpa (Nepalese people)
  • Sherpa (Nepalese people)
Label
Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The death zone -- Ambition. summit fever ; Doorway to heaven ; The prince and the porter ; The celebrity ethnicity ; Insha'Allah -- Conquest. The approach ; Weather gods ; Ghost winds ; Through the bottleneck -- Descent. Escape from the summit ; Sonam ; Survival ; Buried in the sky ; The Fearless Five ; The next life
Control code
ocm755704991
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393079883
Lccn
2012008490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)755704991
  • (Sirsi) a1150236
Label
Buried in the sky : the extraordinary story of the Sherpa climbers on K2's deadliest day, Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The death zone -- Ambition. summit fever ; Doorway to heaven ; The prince and the porter ; The celebrity ethnicity ; Insha'Allah -- Conquest. The approach ; Weather gods ; Ghost winds ; Through the bottleneck -- Descent. Escape from the summit ; Sonam ; Survival ; Buried in the sky ; The Fearless Five ; The next life
Control code
ocm755704991
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393079883
Lccn
2012008490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)755704991
  • (Sirsi) a1150236

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