The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W.E. Bowman

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Original copyright 1956. A mountaineering classic. An outrageously funny spoof about the ascent of a 40,000-and-a-half-foot peak, many thought it was inspired by the 1953 conquest of Everest.

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Published January 1, 2002 by Book Of The Month Club. 171 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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Bowman also offers a couple of predictable chapters as the group goes in circles and then proceeds to climb the wrong mountain, and he spends an inordinate amount of prose on their suffering at the hands of the sadistic cook, a Yogistani named Pong.

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