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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

ISBN: 0312539525

Title: Paths of Glory

Author: Jeffrey Archer

KDL Description:


This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Mallory and his attempts to scale the heights.

Amazon Description:

Some people have dreams that are so magnificent that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. But what if one man had such a dream…and once he’d fulfilled it, there was no proof that he had achieved his ambition?

This is the story of such a man: George Mallory. He once told an American reporter that he wanted to climb Mt. Everest “because it’s there.” On his third attempt in 1924, at age thirty-seven, he was last seen six hundred feet from the top. His body was found in 1999. And it still remains a mystery whether he ever reached the summit