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The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781524745578
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Published: Dutton - April 13th, 2021

In June 1924, George Malllory and Sandy Irvine fell just short of being the first climbers to summit Mt. Everest.  Or did they?  For almost 100 years, the climbing community has debated whether Mallory and Irvine reached the summit, and were actually on their down when tragedy struck. Mallory's body was found in 1999 but the camera he was thought to have carried -- and which may have contained photographic proof that the team reached the summit -- was missing. In 2019, climber and author Mark Synnott joined an expedition formed for the purpose of finding Irvine's body and -- they hoped -- the camera.  The Third Pole is Synnott's thrilling account of the 2019 expedition, intersperesed with well-researched details of Mallory's multiple quests for the summit.  Synnott also provides a thoughtful examination of climbers' sometimes fatal obsession with Everest, the moral choices they make in their attempts to reach the top of the world, and the political intrigue created when multiple governments guard access to major landmarks. The Third Pole is a terrifc read, for climbers and non-climbers alike. 

-- Cecil


Things in Jars: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982121297
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Published: Washington Square Press - September 29th, 2020

Have you ever read a boook that was so gloriously written that you never wanted it to end?  That's how I felt about Things in Jars.  It's a mystery, a ghost story, a love story, and so much more.  Much like Kate Atkinson, Jess Kidd is an author whose every new book is an adventure and a cause to celebrate.

-- Cecil


Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 1st, 2014

The Silver Arrow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316539531
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

China: The Novel Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385538930
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Published: Doubleday - May 11th, 2021

Interior Chinatown: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307948472
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Published: Vintage - November 17th, 2020

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062248589
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Published: Ecco - June 1st, 2021

Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735216730
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

Squeeze Me: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525435280
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - May 11th, 2021

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