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Some people have dreams that are so magnificent that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. But what if one man had such a dream…and once he'd fulfilled it, there was no proof that he had achieved his ambition?
This is the story of such a man: George Mallory. He once told an American reporter that he wanted to climb Mt. Everest "because it's there." On his third attempt in 1924, at age thirty-seven, he was last seen six hundred feet from the top. His body was found in 1999. And it still remains a mystery whether he ever reached the summit
St. Bees, Cumbria, Tuesday, July 19th, 1892
If you had asked George why he'd begun walking toward the rock, he wouldn't have been able to tell you. The fact that he had to wade into the sea to reach his goal didn't appear to concern him,...
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Jeffrey Archer discusses his book, Paths of Glory
International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer discusses his novel, Paths of Glory, based on the extraordinary life of George Mallory.Share This