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The Resource The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn

The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn

Label
The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest
Title
The vast unknown
Title remainder
America's first ascent of Everest
Statement of responsibility
Broughton Coburn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the first American expedition to Mount Everest in May 1963, profiling the team of climbers while examining the impact the mission had on the American consciousness and sense of identity during the Cold War
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.522095496
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV199.44.E85
LC item number
C64 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dragons at play. A vertical playground ; From Dartmouth dorms to Teton tents ; A distant vision ; Entering the arena ; Acceptance and invitations ; Beyond the Tetons ; Scientists and shrinks ; A trial run-- or hike ; To the other side of the Earth ; Convergences and close calls ; Treading a path between India and China ; Goals and roles ; Intersecting worlds ; Words from on high -- The vast unknown. Long live the Crow ; Taming the beast ; Uncertainty ; Retreat in victory ; Synchronized climbing ; A wild idea ; A one-way round trip ; The vast unknown ; A biblical calm -- Cherishing mystery. The vigorous life ; The bliss-giving goddess ; Transitions
Control code
ocn806016203
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 300 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307887153
Lccn
2012040986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)806016203
  • (Sirsi) a1639866
Label
The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dragons at play. A vertical playground ; From Dartmouth dorms to Teton tents ; A distant vision ; Entering the arena ; Acceptance and invitations ; Beyond the Tetons ; Scientists and shrinks ; A trial run-- or hike ; To the other side of the Earth ; Convergences and close calls ; Treading a path between India and China ; Goals and roles ; Intersecting worlds ; Words from on high -- The vast unknown. Long live the Crow ; Taming the beast ; Uncertainty ; Retreat in victory ; Synchronized climbing ; A wild idea ; A one-way round trip ; The vast unknown ; A biblical calm -- Cherishing mystery. The vigorous life ; The bliss-giving goddess ; Transitions
Control code
ocn806016203
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 300 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307887153
Lccn
2012040986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)806016203
  • (Sirsi) a1639866

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