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The Ascent Of Rum Doodle

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The Ascent Of Rum Doodle by W.E. Bowman
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BILL BRYSON An outrageously funny spoof about the ascent of a 40,000-and-a-half-foot peak, The Ascent of Rum Doodle has been a cult favourite since its publication in 1956. Led by the reliably under-insightful Binder, a team of seven British men including Dr Prone (constantly ill); Jungle the route finder (constantly lost), Constant the diplomat (constantly arguing) and 3,000 Yogistani porters, set out to conquer the highest peak in the Himalayas.

Author Biography

W. E. Bowman was a civil engineer who spent his free time hill-walking, painting and writing (unpublished) books on the Theory of Relativity. He was married with two children and died in 1985.
Release date Australia
April 1st, 2010
Author
Contributor
Introduction by Bill Bryson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage Classics
Pages
192
Dimensions
129x198x13
ISBN-13
9780099530381
Product ID
3967033

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