The Ascent of Rum Doodle

by w. e. bowman | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 071266808X Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbuttonbrightwing of Raleigh, North Carolina USA on 11/29/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbuttonbrightwing from Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Monday, November 29, 2021
First published in 1956, The Ascent of Rum Doodle quickly became a mountaineering classic. As an outrageously funny spoof about the ascent of a peak in the Himalayas, many thought it was inspired by the 1953 conquest of Everest. But Bowman had drawn on the flavor and tone of earlier adventures, of Bill Tilman and his 1937 account of the Nandi Devi expedition. The book’s central and unforgettable character, Binder, is one of the finest creations in comic literature.

I found this book on the discount shelves of a local used book store.

Journal Entry 2 by wingbuttonbrightwing at Fairmont U.M. Church on Clark Ave. in Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Monday, November 29, 2021

Released 1 mo ago (11/29/2021 UTC) at Fairmont U.M. Church on Clark Ave. in Raleigh, North Carolina USA

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Left @ Fairmont U.M. Church LFL#50973 on Clark Ave, Raleigh, NC. #BookCrossing https://www.bookcrossing.com/hunt/1/36/19695/97996

I am buying books from the outside shelves at The Readers Corner (a Raleigh used book store) and releasing them. This is one of those books. If you like it, take it and write a journal entry at www.BookCrossing.com - its easy and anonymous. Then when you are done with it, find a nice person or place to release it. I look forward to reading your thoughts on this book and finding out where you got it from. This book is on an adventure we can share with it.

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