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Edmund Hillary the life of a legend by Booth, Pat

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Published by Moa Beckett in Auckland, N.Z .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New Zealand

Subjects:

  • Hillary, Edmund, Sir,
  • Mountaineers -- New Zealand -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementPat Booth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.92.H54 B66 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1142548M
ISBN 101869580354
LC Control Number94112658
OCLC/WorldCa30111814

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