Best Sports Writing Award

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The Moth and The Mountain

A True Story of Love, War and Everest

By Ed Caesar

The story of Maurice Wilson, a WWI veteran who flew a Gipsy Moth from England to Nepal in the 1930s in an attempt to conquer Everest alone. Dismissed as an eccentric for decades, Wilson is restored to his rightful place in the history of mountaineering in Ed Caesar’s moving portrait.

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