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Froderberg, Susan

Summary: "The story of a dangerous expedition up Mount Sarasvati in India that tests all of the climb's members"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRO

Tezuka, Osamu

Summary: This second volume of the fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha, covers his upbringing and early manhood. Unhappy with the injustice of the caste system, the prince leaves his life of luxury to find a way to fight it. He marries and fathers a child, but unable to live in his luxurious palace, he cuts off his hair and departs into the wilderness to become a monk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical, Inc. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TEZ

Preston, Douglas.

Summary: "Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast agrees to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRE

Ibbotson, Eva.

Summary: A century after a yeti captures Lady Agatha Farlingham and takes her to a hidden valley to raise his motherless children, tourism threatens their peaceful existence and young Con and Ellen take these educated and civilized yetis across Europe to Lady Agatha's home in England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Ibbotson 2013

Stryer, Andrea Stenn

Summary: In the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal, a deaf Sherpa boy proves himself to his father by rescuing his family's yaks from a dangerous storm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bay Otter Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STR

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: While on a grand tour Pendergast and Constance learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast takes up the search which leads them to the maiden voyage of the Queen Victoria.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2007

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Ibbotson, Eva.

Summary: A century after a yeti captures Lady Agatha Farlingham and takes her to a hidden valley to raise his motherless children, tourism threatens their peaceful existence and young Con and Ellen take these educated and civilized yetis across Europe to Lady Agatha's home in England.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD IBB

Lenz, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEN

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his grandmother, a writer for a geography magazine, to the remote Forbidden Kingdom in the Himalayas to help locate a sacred statue of a golden dragon before it is stolen by a greedy outsider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Allende 2004

Morris, Jackie.

Summary: A guardian spirit in the form of a snow leopard looks over a small village in the Himalayas, and chooses a human successor, whom she trains to sing songs that will protect the villagers from soldiers who search for gold and slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOR

Roy, Anuradha.

Summary: In a remote town in the Himalaya, Maya tries to put behind her a time of great sorrow. By day she teaches in a school and at night she types up drafts of a magnum opus by her landlord, a relic of princely India known to all as Diwan Sahib. Her bond with this eccentric, and her friendship with a peasant girl, Charu, give her the sense that she might be able to forge a new existence away from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROY

Montgomery, R. A.

Summary: By making a series of choices, the reader determines the outcome of the attempt by two mountain climbers to scale the Himalayas in order to photograph the mysterious and elusive abominable snowman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2005

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MON

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Popescu, Adam

Summary: Nima is a young Sherpa woman living in the foothills of the Himalayas, a range so immense and a place so isolated it is impossible to imagine anything existing beyond it. Nima and her sister are both betrothed to Norbu, a local Sherpa, but when Norbu stuns both families by only wanting to marry Nima, Nima flees her father’s wrath and the destiny that had been arranged for all of them. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Unnamed Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POP

Vijay, Madhuri

Summary: "Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse across the Indian subcontinent as she reckons with her past, her desires, and the tumultuous present. In the wake of her mother's death, Kalyani, a privileged and restless young woman from Bangalore, sets out for a remote Himalayan village...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VIJ

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VIJ

Tezuka, Osamu

Summary: In this third volume of the fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha, Prince Siddhartha undergoes hardship and ordeals in his search for enlightenment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TEZ

Summary: The Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that homo sapiens came to inhabit. Now, join an international team of scientists as they climb to the world's highest tombs to unearth secrets of the people who settled these extreme environments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEC

Conefrey, Mick

Summary: At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it's a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent's complex legacy. From the drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to Achille Compagnoni and Lindo Lacedelli, the Italian duo who finally made...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications Ltd 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 CON