Hero of Everest : A Biography of Tenzing NorgayBook - 2004
On May 29, 1953, Tibetan-born Tenzing Norgay reached the top of Mount Everest and became a legend. Through courage, determination, and ambination, Tenzing transcended the poverty of his early years as the son of an immigrant yak herder in Khumbu. Later, he would surmount the elitism of the climbing world to become Tiger.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2004, c2003
Branch Call Number: 796.522092 Tenzi 3558
Characteristics: xix, 299 p. :,ill. (some col.), maps
Alternative Title: Hero of Everest