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The Resource A life on the edge : memoirs of Everest and beyond, Jim Whittaker ; [foreword by John Glenn, foreword by Tom Hornbein]

A life on the edge : memoirs of Everest and beyond, Jim Whittaker ; [foreword by John Glenn, foreword by Tom Hornbein]

Label
A life on the edge : memoirs of Everest and beyond
Title
A life on the edge
Title remainder
memoirs of Everest and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Jim Whittaker ; [foreword by John Glenn, foreword by Tom Hornbein]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whittaker, Jim
Dewey number
  • 796.52/2/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whittaker, Jim
  • Mountaineers
  • Mountaineering accidents
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Target audience
adult
Label
A life on the edge : memoirs of Everest and beyond, Jim Whittaker ; [foreword by John Glenn, foreword by Tom Hornbein]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published simultaneously in Great Britain
  • Includes 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
Exposure -- Risk -- Apprenticeship -- Bigger, faster, higher -- Falling -- Everest -- Climbing with the Kennedys -- Roller coaster -- New heights -- Reprise -- Cutting loose -- Rock bottom -- The summit on the summit -- Life well lived
Control code
ocm41319860
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
271 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780898865400
Lccn
99006453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
796.522092 W6172 ; ANF ; AD ; CO10-99BT3.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41319860
  • (Sirsi)1228876
Label
A life on the edge : memoirs of Everest and beyond, Jim Whittaker ; [foreword by John Glenn, foreword by Tom Hornbein]
Publication
Note
  • Published simultaneously in Great Britain
  • Includes 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
Exposure -- Risk -- Apprenticeship -- Bigger, faster, higher -- Falling -- Everest -- Climbing with the Kennedys -- Roller coaster -- New heights -- Reprise -- Cutting loose -- Rock bottom -- The summit on the summit -- Life well lived
Control code
ocm41319860
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
271 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780898865400
Lccn
99006453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
796.522092 W6172 ; ANF ; AD ; CO10-99BT3.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41319860
  • (Sirsi)1228876

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