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The Resource The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn, (electronic resource)

The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn, (electronic resource)

Label
The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest
Title
The vast unknown
Title remainder
America's first ascent of Everest
Statement of responsibility
Broughton Coburn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the first American expedition to Mount Everest in May 1963, profiling the team of climbers while examining the impact the mission had on the American consciousness and sense of identity during the Cold War
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coburn, Broughton
Dewey number
796.522095496
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV199.44.E85
LC item number
C64 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Mount Everest Expedition
  • American Mount Everest Expedition
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • Mountaineers
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Asia
  • United States
Label
The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Dragons at play. A vertical playground ; From Dartmouth dorms to Teton tents ; A distant vision ; Entering the arena ; Acceptance and invitations ; Beyond the Tetons ; Scientists and shrinks ; A trial run-- or hike ; To the other side of the Earth ; Convergences and close calls ; Treading a path between India and China ; Goals and roles ; Intersecting worlds ; Words from on high -- The vast unknown. Long live the Crow ; Taming the beast ; Uncertainty ; Retreat in victory ; Synchronized climbing ; A wild idea ; A one-way round trip ; The vast unknown ; A biblical calm -- Cherishing mystery. The vigorous life ; The bliss-giving goddess ; Transitions
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 300, [8] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307887160
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
col. ill., map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B24E0D2C-2662-4B04-A669-F63434EF3DF4
System control number
  • 1410927
  • (OCoLC)843125877
  • (OCoLC)ocn843125877
  • 1410927
Label
The vast unknown : America's first ascent of Everest, Broughton Coburn, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Dragons at play. A vertical playground ; From Dartmouth dorms to Teton tents ; A distant vision ; Entering the arena ; Acceptance and invitations ; Beyond the Tetons ; Scientists and shrinks ; A trial run-- or hike ; To the other side of the Earth ; Convergences and close calls ; Treading a path between India and China ; Goals and roles ; Intersecting worlds ; Words from on high -- The vast unknown. Long live the Crow ; Taming the beast ; Uncertainty ; Retreat in victory ; Synchronized climbing ; A wild idea ; A one-way round trip ; The vast unknown ; A biblical calm -- Cherishing mystery. The vigorous life ; The bliss-giving goddess ; Transitions
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 300, [8] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307887160
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
col. ill., map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B24E0D2C-2662-4B04-A669-F63434EF3DF4
System control number
  • 1410927
  • (OCoLC)843125877
  • (OCoLC)ocn843125877
  • 1410927

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