Born into poverty in Nepal, Pemba Sherpa went on to become an accomplished alpinist and successful businessman living in the United States. Today, he works to improve the lives of Sherpas in the Khumbu region of northeast Nepal, overseeing a number of philanthropic projects. Maintaining a foot in two worlds, Pemba shares his unique perspective on the Everest expedition industry, life in America, and the changing Sherpa culture.
Authors Pemba Sherpa and James Mcvey will be hosting a Facebook Live book signing and talk at Neptune Thursday, October 22. Purchase your copy by 6 pm the day of the event to get it signed by the authors. At checkout, “add a note to your order” letting us know to whom you’d like the inscription written. Receive a free Sherpa Chai from the Neptune Café when you select “Curbside Pickup” for your delivery method. All orders (shipped and curbside pickup) will be fulfilled after 10/22 unless you note otherwise. Visit our Events page for more details