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Geoffrey Winthrop Young

£24.99

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Geoffrey Winthrop Young - poet, mountaineer, educator.

A climbers' guru par excellence of the interwar years, Winthrop Young was also an educationalist who helped Kurt Hahn found the "Outward Bound" movement, and was closely involved with German attempts to oust Hitler. He was a patriot and a dedicated European, a homosexual and a devoted family man, and lived his life among politicians and leaders like Theodore Roosevelt, Churchill, Baden-Powell and the Kaiser. This biography, which uses freely Winthrop Young's unpublished diaries and letters, attempts to unravel the complexities of this many-sided man.

Hardback, 365pp, in good condition, illustrated with b&w photographs throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Hankinson Alan
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
034057609X
ISBN-13:
9780340576090
Number of pages:
365
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
Geoffrey Winthrop Young

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Geoffrey Winthrop Young - poet, mountaineer, educator.

A climbers' guru par excellence of the interwar years, Winthrop Young was also an educationalist who helped Kurt Hahn found the "Outward Bound" movement, and was closely involved with German attempts to oust Hitler. He was a patriot and a dedicated European, a homosexual and a devoted family man, and lived his life among politicians and leaders like Theodore Roosevelt, Churchill, Baden-Powell and the Kaiser. This biography, which uses freely Winthrop Young's unpublished diaries and letters, attempts to unravel the complexities of this many-sided man.

Hardback, 365pp, in good condition, illustrated with b&w photographs throughout.

Author(s):
Hankinson Alan
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
034057609X
ISBN-13:
9780340576090
Number of pages:
365
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
Geoffrey Winthrop Young

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