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The son of the first Sherpa to summit the top of Everest, Norgay retraces his father's historic ascent and reveals the great untold story of this sacred mountain.
In a story of Everest unlike any told before, Jamling Tenzing Norgay gives us an insider's view of the Sherpa world. As Climbing Leader of the famed 1996 Everest IMAX expedition led by David Breashears, Jamling Norgay was able to follow in the footsteps of his legendary mountaineer father, Tenzing Norgay, who with Sir Edmund Hillary was the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest, in 1953. Jamling Norgay interweaves the story of his own ascent during the infamous May 1996 Mount Everest disaster with little-known stories from his father's historic climb and the spiritual life of the Sherpas, revealing a fascinating and profound world that few -- even many who have made it to the top -- have ever seen.
About the Author :
Jamling Tenzing Norgay has contributed to Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest as an author.
Norgay was Climbing Leader for the 1996 Everest IMAX Filming Expedition and summitted Mount Everest in that year. He runs Tenzing Norgay Adventures, and is based in Darjeeling, India.
Broughton Coburn has contributed to Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest . Coburn has written widely on Nepal and the Himalaya, where he spent 15 years working for the Peace Corps, the United Nations, the World Wildlife Fund, and other international agencies.
|Title:||Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest||Publisher:||HarperOne|
|Author:||Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Broughton Coburn, Jon Krakauer|
|No. of Pages:||336|
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