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Wade Davis

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
Written by Wade Davis
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2012
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-70815-2 (0-375-70815-4)

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...

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Into the Silence
Written by Wade Davis
Knopf | Hardcover | October 2011
$32.50/(Canada) | 978-0-375-40889-2 (0-375-40889-4)

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 them... Read more





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