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Author Name:    WEBSTER, Ed

Title:   Snow in the Kingdom : My Storm Years on Everest. First Printing in dustjacket. Signed by the author

Publisher:    Mountain Imagery, Eldorado Springs, Colorado, 2000, ISBN:0965319911 

Seller ID:   110958

WEBSTER, Ed. Snow in the Kingdom : My Storm Years on Everest. (Eldorado Springs, Colorado) : Mountain Imagery, (2000). First Printing. Pp (5),vi-xv,(1),1-580,(4),+ 144 pp colour plates. Text illustrations in black-and-white. 8vo, dark grey cloth, lettered in silver. "Snow in the Kingdom is the poignant tale of renowned American climber Ed Webster's five "storm years" on and off of Everest. The story begins tragically, with the death of his girlfriend, Lauren Husted, in Ed's arms after a fatal fall from a weekend rock climb in Colorado. Only months after Lauren's death, still wracked by guilt, questioning if he could ever climb again, Ed was invited to Mount Everest. And he went, bringing Lauren's spirit with him to Asia, and onto Everest's sacred, snowbound heights." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword by John Hunt. Introduction by Thomas F. Hornbein. Prologue: An End and a Beginning. 1. Beginners on Everest. 2. Tortoises and Hares. 3. Journey to Tibet. 4. Changtse Solo. 5. Four Against the Kangshung. 6. Shekar to Kharta. 7. Langma La to Base Camp. 8. Cauliflower Ridge. 9. Bridging the Jaws of Doom. 10. Snow in the Kingdom . 11. To the South Col - From Tibet. 12. Cold Courage: To the Summit. 13. Fight. 14. Rhododendron Blossoms. 15. Home. Appendix A. Mysteries of Mallory and Tenzing. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by the author to title page. 35.00


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