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The Call of Everest
The History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Peak
Written by Conrad Anker, Bernadette McDonald, David Breashears and Broughton Coburn
Foreword by Thomas Hornbein

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $35.00

This is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world’s tallest mountain.

In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the first successful... Read more >
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Last Climb
The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory
Written by David Breashears and Audrey Salkeld

Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: October 1, 1999
Price: $35.00

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Mountain Without Mercy
Written by Broughton Coburn
Afterword by David Breashears
Introduction by Tim Cahill

Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: April 1, 2003
Price: $24.00

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Himalayan Quest
Ed Viesturs Summits All Fourteen 8,000-Meter Giants
Written by Peter Potterfield
Photographed by Ed Viesturs
Introduction by David Breashears

Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $21.95

Now updated to include the triumphant culmination of a monumental quest—to stand on the summits of all fourteen of the world’s highest mountains—Himalayan Quest offers an unforgettable glimpse into the remarkable world of Ed Viesturs, America’s best-known high altitude climber, and the breathtaking landscape in which he works. It is an... Read more >
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