View From the Summit

View From the Summit

Book - 1999
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The autobiography of Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest. Hillary achieved many more adventuring firsts before establishing the Himalayan Trust, an organization devoted to improving the lives of people living in the Himalayas.
Publisher: London ; Toronto : Doubleday, 1999.
ISBN: 9780385600200
Branch Call Number: 796.522092 Hilla
Characteristics: 309 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps.


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May 22, 2017

Sir Edmund's a pretty good writer, and this is a fascinating autobiography. There's so much more to his life than the one incident in 1953, when he happened to be the first to summit Everest.

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