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A YAK FOR CHRISTMAS; THE STORY OF A HIMALAYAN HOLIDAY by Louise Hillary 1969 1st US or Book Club ed Hardcover DJ Very Good-Near Fine 3 Copies Available
By Hillary, Louise
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New York, 1968, 1st US or Book Club edition. 244 pp, 27 b/w photos. Navy hardcover with dust jacket. May have chipped dust jacket and/or may be Ex Lib. Very Good to Near Fine condition.

Sir Edmund Hillary, his wife Louise and their children travelled through the Himalayas through the Christmas holidays to attend the dedication of a hospital in a remote mountain village. Also a visit to Everest basecamp. Dealing with the travel problems, the high altitude, and reveling in the beauty of the mountains, the hospitality of the Sherpas, and the pride of seeing the school and hospital they had helped finance...and the experience of Christmas far away from home.

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