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Could Mallory and Irvine have been the first men to reach the summit of Everest? To shed light on mountaineering's greatest mystery, Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding set off in their footsteps.
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Mark MacKenzie studied journalism at the London College of Printing. In the UK, his work has appeared in The Times and the Guardian and he is a former feature writer for the Independent on Sunday. He lives in London with his wife and two children. This is his first book.Review:
'Faced with a plethora of material, Mark MacKenzie rose to the challenge triumphantly, marrying impeccable research to a sensitive feel for the extraordinary range of emotions experienced by those who challenge this extraordinary range. If the film is half as good, Oscars beckon' * Independent on Sunday * 'Impressive book ... MacKenzie deals with the issue deftly' * TLS * 'Good solid stuff ... [MacKenzie] has done a terrific job in conveying the misery, danger and exhilaration of life on the world's tallest mountain ... a superb yarn of high adventure' * BBC Focus Magazine *
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Book Description John Murray, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0719521238