Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Monday, January 14, 2008
HIGH ADVENTURE - Edmund Hillary
Due to high demand, Allen & Unwin are reprinting Sir Edmund Hillary's original mountaineering classic, High Adventure, the first-person account of Hillary and Tenzing's conquest of Mount Everest.
High Adventure was Sir Edmund Hillary's first book, originally published in 1955. A fiftieth anniversary edition was published by Allen & Unwin in 2003.
High Adventure: Our Ascent of Everest By Sir Edmund Hillary Available late January 2008 ISBN 9781741140989 RRP NZ $30