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7 edition of Spy On The Roof Of The World found in the catalog.

Spy On The Roof Of The World

Espionage and Survival in the Himalayas

by Sydney Wignall

  • 201 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Travel,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Asia - China,
  • China,
  • Himalayas,
  • Travel / Asia / China,
  • True stories of endurance & survival

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8818411M
    ISBN 101585740691
    ISBN 109781585740697
    OCLC/WorldCa44982305

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While organizing a Himalayan expedition in to climb Tibet's highest peak, Welsh mountaineer Wignall was recruited as a spy by India's secret service.

In a veddy, veddy British memoir steeped in the rhetoric of the early Cold War, a mountaineer on the first Welsh-Himalayan expedition in is captured for spying on the Communist Chinese occupiers of Tibet.

Charged with being a ``Western Fascist Lackey Imperialist Running Dog'' by an incredibly inept but brutal assortment of Chinese interrogators, Wignall, a career explorer and marine Author: Sydney Wignall.

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He was also reporting on Chinese military operations in newly invaded Tibet for India's. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Learn more ››. Spy on the Roof of the World (Book): Wignall, Sydney: In Sydney Wignall led the Welsh Himalayan expedition to climb Tibet's highest mountain, Gural Mandhata.

Not long into their journey the men were captured and imprisoned by the People's Liberation Army of the Republic of China. In this riveting account, Wignall tells of the incredible courage, humor, and ingenuity that enabled the. Wignall Sydney, The Spy on the Roof of the World, Canogate Books Ltdfirst edition and six Bid Live on Lot in the General Antiques and Collectables Auction from Rowley's Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers.

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