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The Abominable - a book by Simmons, Dan

The Abominable

The Abominable( )
Author: Simmons, Dan
ISBN:978-0-316-23991-2
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $31.00
Book Description:

ALA Reading List Award for History, Short List A thrilling tale of high-altitude death and survival set on the snowy summits of Mount Everest, from the bestselling author of The Terror It's 1924 and the race to summit the world's highest mountain has been brought to a terrified pause by the shocking disappearance of George Mallory and Sandy Irvine high on the shoulder of Mt. Everest. By the following year, three climbers -- a British poet and...
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Pages:1136
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.75 x 3 Inches
Book Weight:3.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Simmons, Dan (Author)
Science fiction writer Dan Simmons was born in East Peoria, Illinois in 1948. He graduated from Wabash College in 1970 and received an M. A. from Washington University the following year.

Simmons was an elementary school teacher and worked in the education field for a decade, including working to develop a gifted education program.

His first successful short story was won a contest and was published in 1982. His first novel, Song of Kali, won a World Fantasy Award, and Simmons has also won a Theodore Sturgeon Award for short fiction, four Bram Stoker Awards, and eight Locus Awards. He is also the author of the Hyperion series, and Simmons and his work have been compared to Herbert's Dune and Asimov's Foundation series.

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