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Above All Things - Tanis Rideout
Above All Things
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“Tell me the story of Everest,” she said, a fervent smile sweeping across her face, creasing the corners of her eyes. “Tell me about this mountain that’s stealing you away from me.”  In 1924 George Mallory departs on his third expedition to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Left behind in... show more
“Tell me the story of Everest,” she said, a fervent smile sweeping across her face, creasing the corners of her eyes. “Tell me about this mountain that’s stealing you away from me.”  In 1924 George Mallory departs on his third expedition to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Left behind in Cambridge, George’s young wife, Ruth, along with the rest of a war-ravaged England, anticipates news they hope will reclaim some of the empire’s faded glory. Through alternating narratives, what emerges is a beautifully rendered story of love torn apart by obsession and the need for redemption.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399160585 (0399160582)
Publisher: Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
1.0 Above All Things
Above All Things tells the story of George Mallory and his attempt to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in 1924. His narrative is interspersed with the perspective of Mallory's wife Ruth, who has been left behind in England with their children, hoping that her husband will return to her safely. Befo...
Kate Bond
Kate Bond rated it
I'll review this when the American Edition is released next year.
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