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Wade Davis' Everest Book Wins Samuel Johnson Prize

Posted at 7:06AM Tuesday 13 Nov 2012

A book about explorer George Mallory's attempt to conquer Everest has been named winner of this year's Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction.

Wade Davis' book Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest will receive the £20,000 prize.

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