Everest, impossible victory by Peter Habeler

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Published by Arlington Books in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
  • Austria

Subjects:

  • Habeler, Peter.,
  • Messner, Reinhold, 1944-,
  • Mountaineers -- Austria -- Biography.,
  • Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Translation of Der einsame Sieg.

Book details

StatementPeter Habeler ; translated by David Heald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.92.H32 A3413 1979b
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4480488M
ISBN 100851403174
LC Control Number79308782
OCLC/WorldCa5288206

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