Broughton Coburn - The Vast Unknown: America's First Ascent of Everest

Historic LoDo: Broughton Coburn, the author of the bestselling Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, will discuss and sign his new book The Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest (Crown). This chronicle of the iconic first American expedition to Mt. Everest in May 1963 – published to coincide with the climb's 50th anniversary­ – combines riveting adventure, a perceptive analysis of its dark and terrifying historical context, and revelations about a secret mission that followed. '63 Everest veteran Al Auten will appear as a special guest.
~ Publishers Weekly (starred review)


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Broughton Coburn’s website


Event date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1628 16th St.
80202 Denver
The Vast Unknown: America's First Ascent of Everest Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307887146
Availability: Special Request - May Not Be Available
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - April 30th, 2013