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Author Ellsworth, Scott (Historian)
Title The world beneath their feet : mountaineering, madness, and the deadly race to summit the Himalayas / Scott Ellsworth.
Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2020.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  796.52 E    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xix, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-379) and index.
Contents Prologue: The last place on earth -- Ice axes and dinner jackets -- A wind from the east -- Everest, 1933 -- The new Emersonians -- Nanga Parbat -- Shangri-La -- Yogis and yak meat -- A knock at the door -- Murder mountain -- Triumph--and trouble -- An American Everest -- A bit east of the plaza -- The north face -- The summer at the end of the world -- War -- A new world -- The brightness of their rising -- Glory, strength, and decency -- Epilogue: To the stars.
Subject Mountaineering -- Himalaya Mountains -- History.
Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History.
Mountaineering -- Pakistan -- K2 (Mountain) -- History.
Mountaineers -- Biography.
Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Description and travel.
K2 (Pakistan : Mountain) -- Description and travel.
Added Title Mountaineering, madness, and the deadly race to summit the Himalayas
ISBN 9780316434867