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Dispatches from Everest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The lyrical poems in Dispatches from Everest attempt to probe the thoughts and experiences of George Leigh Mallory on his third and final expedition to Everest. They are meditations on what may have passed through the senses of the great mountaineer, particularly after the fall, as the storm clouds closed in and his family and the living world seemed farther away than ever.
Trekking in Nepal: Gokyo Lake
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
This booklet is one of a series of downloadable giveaways from Kathmandu & Beyond. The series deals with trekking in Nepal and is based on the author’s own trekking experiences and covers the following routes: Annapurna Foothills, Annapurna Base Camp , Around Annapurna, Upper Mustang, Everest Base Camp, and Gokyo Lake.
Trekking in Nepal: Everest Base Camp
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
This booklet is one of a series of downloadable giveaways from Kathmandu & Beyond. The series deals with trekking in Nepal and is based on the author’s own trekking experiences and covers the following routes: Annapurna Foothills, Annapurna Base Camp , Around Annapurna, Upper Mustang, Everest Base Camp, and Gokyo Lake.
Icefall: The True Story of a Teenager on a Mission to the Top of the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A suspenseful memoir marked by adventure, hardship, and achievement, Alex Staniforth’s "Icefall" is the remarkable true story of a teenager’s journey to conquer Mount Everest.
Nepal in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Nepal Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Mount Everest, Mahabharat Lekh, Kathmandu Valley, Siwalik, Madheshi, Tarai Castes, Tharu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,560. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Nepal.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Freefall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Henry Gunderson faces his deepest fears after falling headlong into a crevasse. In order to survive the mountain, he must must come to terms with a personal tragedy that has haunted him for years. His nephew forms a rescue party back at base camp, but their efforts are met with disaster and the lead climber's emotional scars from previous expeditions resurface in the higher elevation.
The Trek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Trek, David Schachne takes readers with him on his harrowing attempt to reach the summit of Kala Patthar, in the Himalayas. It is a riveting, gut-wrenching account of his physical, emotional and spiritual odyssey, where you will encounter the most spectacular, awe-inspiring scenery on the planet, along with some of the most horrific physical conditions imaginable.
The Chomolungma Diaries: Climbing Mount Everest with a commercial expedition
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In April 2012 Mark Horrell travelled to Tibet hoping to become, if not the first person to climb Mount Everest, at least the first Karl Pilkington lookalike to do so. The Chomolungma Diaries is a true story of ordinary people climbing Mount Everest with a commercial expedition, and preparing for the biggest day of their lives.
How To Be Happy: Cheer Up!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Do you ever feel that nothing right has been happening in your life? Do you ever think that you are alone in facing your problems? Do you ever think that happiness doesn’t exist? Worry no more! Here is a book that will realize you that all of it are wrong. This book will help feel better and happy about yourself. Download now and be happy!