Author Tenzing's Book
Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas
On May 29, 1953, Tenzing Norgay made history when he and Edmund Hillary became the first men ever to reach the top of the Himalayas' Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
This book, written by Norgay's grandson, Tashi Tenzing, and Tenzing's wife Judy, places Tenzing Norgay in context, exploring the Sherpa culture. (Sherpas are the native people, Buddhists, who live on the south side of Everest. They're famous for their climbing abiliti...