Tenzing Norgay & the Sherpas of EverestBook - 2001
On May 29, 1953, Tenzing Norgay became one of the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Tenzing received many honours, but he was never comfortable with his celebrity status. Instead he chose to champion the cause of the Sherpa people, live simply and work to improve their conditions.
Publisher: Camden, ME : Ragged Mountain Press/McGraw-Hill, c2001
Edition: North American ed
Branch Call Number: 796.522 T263t 2001
Characteristics: xxi, 294 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest