Synopses & Reviews
Armchair travelers and real-life trekkers will welcome this fully revised and updated edition of Jeremy Bernstein's In the Himalayas. In this book, Bernstein - writer, physicist, and mountaineer - surveys the people, places, and politics of some of the most enchanting territory on earth. From the doggedness of the Sherpas to the hilarious mishaps in the outback, Bernstein presents the panoply of Himalayan experience in vivid, memorable detail.
An updated edition of a New Yorker writer's profile of these mysterious lands.