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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In May 1982, Maria Coffey's lover, Joe Tasker disappeared from a ridge on the East-North-East face with Pete Boardman in a bid for the summit of Everest.
Such clarity and honesty are seldom seen in mountain writing.
Maria Coffey is originally from England, and now lives on a small island in British Columbia. She and her husband Dag Goering spend part of each year in Ireland, where Dag practises as a large animal veterinarian. They also work as professional sea-kayaking and trekking guides, leading trips in Vietnam, the Solomon Islands, Ireland and Canada. Coffey is the author of a number of internationally published books, including A Boat in Our Baggage, Three Moons in Vietnam, Sailing Back in Time and two books for children, A Cat in a Kayak and A Seal in the Family.
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An intimate story of personal cost, risk, and loss in the mountaineering world.
Published 1990 by Coronet in Sevenoaks Maria Coffey (1952-). Everest, Mount (China and Nepal), Great Britain.
Published 1990 by Coronet in Sevenoaks. Mountaineers, Protected DAISY, In library, Biography, Mountaineering. Maria Coffey (1952-). Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 1989.
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