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Salkeld, Audrey

Overview
Works: 48 works in 147 publications in 3 languages and 5,312 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  History  Fiction  Guidebooks  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author of screenplay, Compiler
Classifications: GV199.92.L44, B
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Most widely held works by Audrey Salkeld
Last climb : the legendary Everest expeditions of George Mallory by David Breashears ( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From renowned Everest mountaineer and filmmaker David Breashears and historian Audrey Salkeld, comes the first lavishly illustrated account of Englishman George Mallory's 1920's Everest expeditions, including the ill-fated 1924 attempt with Andrew Irvine to be the first to summit Everest. Included are rare, never-before-published archival photographs, as well as an account of the recent, sensational discovery of Mallory's body, 75 years after his disappearance. The question of whether George Mallory and Andrew Irvine reached the summit of Everest in June 1924, thirty years before Edmund Hillary remains one of the great mysteries of twentieth century exploration. That mystery was partially solved on May 3, 1999 when the body of George Mallory was found on a rocky ledge about 2,000 feet below the summit. But was he on the way up, or down, when he died in a fall? David Breashears and Audrey Salkeld have culled remarkably evocative archival photography from Mallory's expeditions to Everest and, by virtue of their long familiarity with Everest, bring a uniquely insightful perspective to this dramatic story. The world's tallest mountain, lying on the border between Tibet and Nepal-though it had been identified since 1856 and its summit was distantly visible as a small bump on the Himalayan horizon from the Indian hill station of Darjeeling-had remained remote because both countries were at the time strictly out of bounds to travelers. Having negotiated permission to enter Tibet, three expeditions in the 1920s (1921, 1922, 1924) succeeded in surveying and mapping territory unknown to outsiders, and climbing to heights above 28,000 feet-and just maybe all the way to the top of Mount Everest. All in all, while it was a magnificent achievement, these first three ventures cost the lives of at least twelve men. These brave explorers brought home the magnificent images of Himalayan mountains and a medieval way of life on the roof of the world, which are dramatically showcased in this book. -- Publisher's description
Mystery on Everest : a photobiography of George Mallory by Audrey Salkeld ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the life of British mountain climber, George Mallory, the discovery of his body seventy-five years after his death, and the debate over whether Mallory was the first person to reach the top of Mount Everest
First on Everest : the mystery of Mallory and Irvine by Tom Holzel ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kilimanjaro : to the roof of Africa by Audrey Salkeld ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British prime minister in Queen Victoria's England once dismissed Kilimanjaro as "that mountain behind Zanzibar with the un-rememberable name." Today, there can be few who don't recognize it's most beautiful and evocative name. From the literature of Ernest Hemingway, from movies, and from a multitude of images, the world is familiar with the Elysian view of elephants and giraffes grazing against the shimmering backdrop of Kilimanjaro. Floating over the plains of East Africa, more mirage than mountain, Kilimanjaro exudes mystery and romance. At the same time, it is an accessible mountain, drawing more than 20,000 visitors each year to its slopes and snowy dome. The climb up Kilimanjaro has been likened to a journey from the equator to the poles, passing as it does through zone after zone of climatic change, from tropical forest to frozen desert. And Kilimanjaro human history is no less rich than its natural history. Close to the cradle of mankind, the mountain has watched history unfold at its foot, from the earliest hunter-gatherers and the scramble of colonization to World War I battles and the wave of independence that swept Africa in the mid-20th century
Climbing Everest : tales of triumph and tragedy on the world's highest mountain by Audrey Salkeld ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features six of the most famous attempts to climb Mount Everest, discussing both those who made it to the summit, and those who did not. These gripping accounts of adventure and danger will mesmerize readers from cover to cover! Stunning illustrations and compelling text provide an up-close look at six famous ascents of the world?s highest mountain. Detailed chapters cover the enduring mystery of George Mallory?s death on Everest; Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay?s triumphant first steps on the summit; the Chinese team?s scaling of the mountain from Tibet; Reinhold Messner?s two monumental climbs (one without supplemental oxygen, the other solo); the 1983 American summit via the treacherous East Face; and the heartbreaking 1996 tragedy that claimed the lives of eight climbers during a lethal storm. Sidebars provide a wealth of additional information, from Everest?s unique geography to the effects of altitude, to the Sherpa culture, while extensive back-matter includes a chronology, glossary, an Everest records chart, Everest ?Hall of Fame? profiles, and other reference materials for climbing
A portrait of Leni Riefenstahl by Audrey Salkeld ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biografi om den tyske filminstruktør (f. 1902) der lavede nazitidens propagandafilm (bl.a. Berlinolympiaden 1936), men også dokumentarfilm som den om Nubafolkets kultur i Sudan
The mystery of Mallory and Irvine by Tom Holzel ( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World mountaineering ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Climber's handbook ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kilimanjaro to the roof of Africa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow five trekkers and their Chagga Mountain guide up the largest freestanding mountain in the world. Along their journey of courage and endurance, they encounter strange landscapes and endure harsh conditions as they travel through five climate zones
One step in the clouds : an omnibus of mountaineering novels and short stories ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everest : the best writing and pictures from seventy years of human endeavour ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great climbs : a celebration of world mountaineering by Chris Bonington ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om udviklingen inden for bjergklatring og bjergbestigning. En lang række bjergbestigere skildrer deres personlige oplevelser af de højeste bjerge i verden
People in high places : approaches to Tibet by Audrey Salkeld ( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heroic climbs : a celebration of world mountaineering ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the edge of Europe : mountaineering in the Caucasus by Audrey Salkeld ( Book )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Climbing Mount Everest : the bibliography : the literature and history of climbing the world's highest mountain by Audrey Salkeld ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il mistero della conquista dell'Everest by Tom Holzel ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atlante dell'alpinismo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Berg ruft ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Салкелд, Одри
サルケルド, オードリー
Languages
English (95)
Italian (5)
German (2)
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