Baker & Taylor More than 125 full-color photographs, including spectacular IMAX images, and firsthand accounts by survivors chronicle the fateful 1996 expedition to climb Everest, a trek that ended up claiming eight lives. 100,000 first printing. BOMC. First serial, National Geographic. Tour.
Book News First-ever IMAX camera images of Mt. Everest are tempered by the human toll the merciless "Mother Goddess of the World" has taken. Dedicated to the Lama of the Tengboche Monastery, this volume celebrates the geology and cultures of Nepal and Tibet as it traces the filmed expedition of American David Breashers including the May 1996 blizzard which contributed eight climbers' lives to the 148 total lost from 1922-96. 9.5x12