My Old Man and the Mountain

2016. By Leif Whittaker. An engaging new memoir by the youngest son of world renowned climber Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit Mount Everest. The author interweaves his father's historic first ascent with his own awkward young adult years. Gradually, as he matures and his confidence expands, Leif comes to better understand his father's legacy. Hardcover. 284 pp.
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