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Alive in the death zone : Mount Everest survival / Lincoln Hall.

By: Hall, Lincoln, 1955-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. : Random House, 2008Description: 106 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map, ports. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9781741663372 (hbk.).Subject(s): Hall, Lincoln, 1955- -- Juvenile literature | Mountaineers -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Mountaineering accidents -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature | Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 5-6DDC classification: 796.522092 Summary: "Alive in the Death Zzone : Mount Everest Survival is Lincoln Hall's story of climbing the world's highest mountain, being left for dead near the summit and his subsequent return to life and safety. Miraculously, after spending a perilous night on a knife-edge crest in the Death Zone, he was found the next morning and began the descent, only to be confronted with more dangers before he reached safety. Unbeknown to Lincoln, the world, including his family, had been told he was dead, and the miraculous story of his survival made worldwide headline news."--Provided by publisher.
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"Alive in the Death Zzone : Mount Everest Survival is Lincoln Hall's story of climbing the world's highest mountain, being left for dead near the summit and his subsequent return to life and safety. Miraculously, after spending a perilous night on a knife-edge crest in the Death Zone, he was found the next morning and began the descent, only to be confronted with more dangers before he reached safety. Unbeknown to Lincoln, the world, including his family, had been told he was dead, and the miraculous story of his survival made worldwide headline news."--Provided by publisher.

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