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by Edmund Hillary

His Autobiography

The full life-story to date of one of our century's great adventurers - conqueror of Everest, Antarctic explorer, friend of the Sherpas, unique droll personality.

"Even the mediocre can have adventures and even the fearful can achieve. In a sense, fear became a friend - I hated it at the time but it added spice to the challenge and satisfaction to the conquest. I envied this who in success clung to a measure of peace and tranquillity - I was always too restless and life was a constant battle against boredom. But the compensations have been great, certainly more than I deserve. I have had the world lie beneath my clumsy boots and seen the red sun slip over the horizon after the dark Antarctic winter, I have had more than my share of excitement, beauty, laughter and friendship."
- from the author's foreword.

Hardcover (with dust jacket) - 319 pages
Published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1975
Previous owners name at top of flyleaf page - dust jacket has a couple of small tears at top back
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