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The Resource Everest, the first ascent : how a champion of science helped to conquer the mountain, Harriet Tuckey

Everest, the first ascent : how a champion of science helped to conquer the mountain, Harriet Tuckey

Label
Everest, the first ascent : how a champion of science helped to conquer the mountain
Title
Everest, the first ascent
Title remainder
how a champion of science helped to conquer the mountain
Statement of responsibility
Harriet Tuckey
Title variation
Everest, the 1st ascent
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here is the incredible story of Griffith Pugh, the scientist whose contributions led to the success of the 1953 Mount Everest expedition, told for the first time by Pugh's daughter
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuckey, Harriet
Dewey number
796.522092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV199.92.P84
LC item number
T83 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pugh, Griffith
  • Mountaineers
  • Physiologists
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
Target audience
adult
Label
Everest, the first ascent : how a champion of science helped to conquer the mountain, Harriet Tuckey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-387) 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
  • 16
  • 4
  • Turf Wars
  • 25
  • 5
  • In the Mountains of Lebanon
  • 33
  • 6
  • Excess Baggage
  • 45
  • 1
  • 7
  • Miserable Failure
  • 57
  • 8
  • An Infusion of Strong Blood
  • 68
  • 9
  • Warts and All
  • 78
  • 10
  • Man in the Bath
  • "It's a Wonderful Life"
  • 88
  • 11
  • All Possible Steps
  • 93
  • 12
  • Opposition and Suspicion
  • 104
  • 13
  • Trek from Kathmandu
  • 1
  • 115
  • 14
  • Triumphant Ascent
  • 127
  • 15
  • A Gulf of Mutual Incomprehension
  • 137
  • 16
  • Golden Age
  • 151
  • 2
  • 17
  • Braving the Cold
  • 160
  • 18
  • "Your Natures Are So Completely Different"
  • 167
  • 19
  • A Man in a Hurry
  • 176
  • 20
  • Gallant Failures
  • Everest without Oxygen
  • 188
  • 21
  • "Only If I Have Complete Control"
  • 198
  • 22
  • Winter in the Silver Hut
  • 209
  • 23
  • Disaster on Makalu
  • 6
  • 220
  • 24
  • "Gone to India. Your Dinner's in the Oven"
  • 230
  • 25
  • Battle of the Book
  • 241
  • 26
  • Four Inns Walk
  • 247
  • 3
  • 27
  • "Good Science and Bad Science"
  • 257
  • 28
  • "Boffin" and the Altitude Olympics
  • 264
  • 29
  • Going for Gold
  • 275
  • 30
  • Mountain of Destiny
  • Restless Sharpshooter
  • 284
Control code
ocn828858916
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 402 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780762791927
Lccn
2013007001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
796.522 T799 ; XX-N ; es ; C1307BT1.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 828858916
  • (Sirsi) 828858916
  • (OCoLC)828858916
Label
Everest, the first ascent : how a champion of science helped to conquer the mountain, Harriet Tuckey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-387) 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
  • 16
  • 4
  • Turf Wars
  • 25
  • 5
  • In the Mountains of Lebanon
  • 33
  • 6
  • Excess Baggage
  • 45
  • 1
  • 7
  • Miserable Failure
  • 57
  • 8
  • An Infusion of Strong Blood
  • 68
  • 9
  • Warts and All
  • 78
  • 10
  • Man in the Bath
  • "It's a Wonderful Life"
  • 88
  • 11
  • All Possible Steps
  • 93
  • 12
  • Opposition and Suspicion
  • 104
  • 13
  • Trek from Kathmandu
  • 1
  • 115
  • 14
  • Triumphant Ascent
  • 127
  • 15
  • A Gulf of Mutual Incomprehension
  • 137
  • 16
  • Golden Age
  • 151
  • 2
  • 17
  • Braving the Cold
  • 160
  • 18
  • "Your Natures Are So Completely Different"
  • 167
  • 19
  • A Man in a Hurry
  • 176
  • 20
  • Gallant Failures
  • Everest without Oxygen
  • 188
  • 21
  • "Only If I Have Complete Control"
  • 198
  • 22
  • Winter in the Silver Hut
  • 209
  • 23
  • Disaster on Makalu
  • 6
  • 220
  • 24
  • "Gone to India. Your Dinner's in the Oven"
  • 230
  • 25
  • Battle of the Book
  • 241
  • 26
  • Four Inns Walk
  • 247
  • 3
  • 27
  • "Good Science and Bad Science"
  • 257
  • 28
  • "Boffin" and the Altitude Olympics
  • 264
  • 29
  • Going for Gold
  • 275
  • 30
  • Mountain of Destiny
  • Restless Sharpshooter
  • 284
Control code
ocn828858916
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 402 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780762791927
Lccn
2013007001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
796.522 T799 ; XX-N ; es ; C1307BT1.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 828858916
  • (Sirsi) 828858916
  • (OCoLC)828858916

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