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There are other Annapurnas in the lives of men. ---->>>

'Annapurna' is a sort of novel. It's a novel, but a true novel. ---->>>


Nationality: French
Born: 01-15, 1919
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Die: 12-13, 2012
Occupation: Athlete

Maurice Herzog (15 January 1919 – 13 December 2012) was a French mountaineer and administrator who was born in Lyon, France. He led the expedition that first climbed a peak over 8000m, Annapurna, in 1950, and reached the summit with Louis Lachenal. Upon his return, he wrote a best-selling book about the expedition (wikipedia)