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FEARLESS ON EVEREST: THE QUEST FOR SANDY IRVINE Summers 2000 Paperback
By Summers, Julie.
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2000. 290 pp, photos. This biography of Sandy Irvine unveils the secrets of why Mallory chose him over Odell to climb Everest, and shows that Irvine's stamina and expertise with the oxygen apparatus made his choice essential. Paperback. New book.
 
* Includes never-before-published letters and photographs

* Written by an Irvine family member

Mallory and Irvine. These two names have been inextricably joined since the two climbers disappeared on Mount Everest more than 75 years ago. Could they have been the first to reach the summit of the world's highest mountains-some 30 years earlier than Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay?

Mallory's story has been well chronicled, but Irvine has always been overshadowed by his more famous climbing partner and little has been written about him. Who was he? Why was he invited by the British Everest Committee to join the 1924 expedition despite his limited mountaineering experience? And why did Mallory, 16 years his senior, select Irvine as his partner for the final assault on the summit?

Julie Summers, great niece of Sandy Irvine, has been fascinated since childhood by the story of Uncle Sandy. In May 2000, Julie made an astonishing discovery: a long forgotten and unopened trunk containing Irvine's letters and photographs from Everest. Drawing on these and other material, Julie writes a revealing story of a fearless young adventurer whose life and death linked him with one of the greatest mountaineering legends of all time.


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