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Wade Davis
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Wade Davis is the bestselling author of fifteen books, including The Serpent and the Rainbow and One River, and is an award-winning anthropologist. He currently holds the post of National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and divides his time between Washington, D.C., and northern British Columbia.

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Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Written by Wade Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $17.95

The definitive story of the British adventurers who survived the trenches of World War I and went on to risk their lives climbing Mount Everest.

On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Everest’s North Col... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Written by Wade Davis


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $32.50

On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Mount Everest’s North Col. George Mallory, thirty-seven, was Britain’s finest climber. Sandy Irvine was a young Oxford scholar of twenty-two with little previous mountaineering experience. Neither of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Written by Wade Davis


Format: eBook, 672 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

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