Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Sacred Mountain Everest by Christine Taylor-Butler

"On the border between Nepal and Tibet lies a mountain of unparalleled beauty and immense power."

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Abstract: A cultural, geological, and ecological history of Mount Everest focusing on the indigenous Sherpa and their spiritual connection to the mountain, record-setting multinational climbing expeditions, and the effects of tourism on the environment. Illustrated with photographs, maps, diagrams, and timelines.

Publisher: Lee & Low; 48 pages


Victoria Dixon said...

Awesome book! Good choice.

Dawn Allen said...

Phenomenal nonfiction book that highlights a part of the world we rarely see. It is richly enlightening.