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Summiting Everest: How a Photograph Celebrates Teamwork at the Top of the World (Captured World History)

Carlson Berne, Emma

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ISBN 10: 0756547342 / ISBN 13: 9780756547349
Published by Compass Point Books, 2014
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Title: Summiting Everest: How a Photograph ...

Publisher: Compass Point Books

Publication Date: 2014

Book Condition:Good

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The summit of Mount Everest―the highest place on Earth. Could it be conquered? Could a climber literally stand on top of the world? No one had ever reached the summit and returned alive. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay wanted to be the first. Not far from the top, before their final hours of climbing, team photographer Alfred Gregory snapped a picture of Hillary and Norgay, with the imposing Himalayas spread out behind them. It was the highest photograph anyone in human history had ever taken. With a click of his camera shutter in May 1953, Gregory opened up a hidden world for the rest of humanity to share.

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Emma Carlson Berne has written more than a dozen books for children and young adults, including teen romance novels, biographies, and history books. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, Aaron, her son, Henry, and her dog, Holly.

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