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Above all things

Author: Tanis Rideout
Publisher: New York : Amy Einhorn Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blending historical facts with imaginative fiction, interweaves the story of George Mallory's ill-fated 1924 attempt to be the first man to conquer Mount Everest and a single day in the life of his wife as she waits at home in England for news of his return.
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Genre/Form: Canadian fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: George Mallory; George Mallory; George Mallory
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanis Rideout
ISBN: 9780399160585 0399160582
OCLC Number: 803469812
Description: 385 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tanis Rideout.

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It is 1924 and George Mallory and Andrew Irvine are attempting to be the first to conquer Everest. They face inhuman cold and wind, but putting one foot falteringly after another they reach for the  Read more...
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A love story, a tale of adventure, and a study in obsession all at once, Above All Things is simply breathtaking. With Tanis Rideout's debut,a major new voice in Canadian fiction arrives -- Joseph Read more...

 
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