Sir Edmund Hillary
An Extraordinary Life
|Format:||Hardback, 232 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps (some col.), ports. (chiefly col.)|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 06 October 2005|
Climber, adventurer, explorer and philanthropist. Written by a personal friend of Sir Edmund Hillary, this is the first fully illustrated biography of one of the greatest heroic figures of modern time. With dramatic and hair-raising photography bringing his adventures to life, this is a perfect gift for armchair adventurers and climbing enthusiasts alike.
About the Author
Sole official biographer and friend of Sir Edmund and Lady June Hillary, Alexa Johnston was Principal Curator at Auckland Art Gallery before becoming guest curator for the Auckland War Memorial Museum's 2002 exhibition Sir Edmund Hillary: Everest and Beyond. Resides in Auckland, New Zealand.
|Publisher: ||Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||28.0 x 25.0 x 2.0 centimeters (1.42 kg)|