Mountains and Desire

Climbing vs. The End of the World

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On the 100th anniversary of the first attempt to climb Mt Everest, Margret Grebowicz shows how and why climbing and mountaineering are still important today.

In 1923, a reporter asked George Mallory...

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"In this beautiful book, Margret Grebowicz examines the many meanings of mountaineering, then and now: what these meanings tell us about ourselves, and what they tell us about mountains as well." –...

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Reviews and op-eds in broadsheet press, and mountaineering magazines.

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