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James Ramsey Ullman (1907–1971) was an American writer and mountaineer. He was born in New York. He was not a high end climber, but his writing made him an honorary member of that circle.

The books he wrote were mostly about mountaineering.

His works include Banner in the Sky (which was filmed in Switzerland as Third Man on the Mountain), and The White Tower (which would star Glenn Ford and Lloyd Bridges).Also "Americans on Everest" by James Ramsay Ullman, page 195, published by J. B. Lippincott Company 1964, Library of Congress Catalogue Card #64-14475.

He was the ghost writer for Tenzing Norgay's autobiography Man of Everest (originally published as Tiger of the Snows). High Conquest was the first of nine books for J.B. Lippincott coming out in 1941 followed by The White Tower, River of The Sun, Windom's Way, and Banner in the Sky which was a 1955 Newbery Honor book. All of these titles became major motion pictures.

Ullman also authored John Harlin's biography Straight Up.

He also wrote the short story "Top Man", a story about mountaineers climbing K3, a mountain in India.

Beyond his mountaineering books, he wrote "Where the Bong Tree Grows," an account of a year he spent traveling through some of the most remote islands of the South Pacific. Ullman also wrote a novel about the poet Arthur Rimbaud, The Day on Fire (1958).

He joined the American Mount Everest Expedition 1963 as official historian. Because of health problems he had to stay in Kathmandu. His book Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent was published in 1964.
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Total Books: 47
Kingdom of Adventure Everest  A Chronicle of Man's Assault on the Earth's Highest Mountain
Man of Everest The Story of Tenzing Norgay Sir Edmund Hillary's Sherpa
2010 - Man of Everest the Story of Tenzing Norgay Sir Edmund Hillary's Sherpa (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781903933312
ISBN-10: 1903933315
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Banner in the Sky
2007 - Banner in the Sky (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781435200722
ISBN-10: 1435200721

Kingdom Of Adventure  Everest
2007 - Kingdom of Adventure Everest (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781406727449
ISBN-10: 140672744X

High Conquest  The Story Of Mountaineering
1990 - High Conquest the Story of Mountaineering (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780736617192
ISBN-10: 0736617191
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, General

The White Tower   Part 1 Of 2
1989 - The White Tower Part 1 of 2 (Audio Cassette)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780736615778
ISBN-10: 0736615776
Genre: General

The White Tower   Part 2 Of 2
1989 - The White Tower Part 2 of 2 (Audio Cassette)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780736615785
ISBN-10: 0736615784
Genre: General

Banner in the Sky
1988 - Banner in the Sky (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780064470483
ISBN-10: 0064470482
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

Down The Colorado With Major Powell/Selected Writings Of John Muir
1977 - Down the Colorado with Major Powell/selected Writings of John Muir (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780736600408
ISBN-10: 073660040X
Genre: General

And not to yield
1970 - And Not to Yield (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780002210294
ISBN-10: 0002210290

The White Tower
1959 - The White Tower (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780397000098
ISBN-10: 039700009X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Caribbean Here and Now 1969
Caribbean Here and Now 1969 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780024899606
ISBN-10: 0024899607

Windom's Way
Windom's Way (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780093094407
ISBN-10: 009309440X

Island below the wind
Island Below the Wind (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856171840
ISBN-10: 0856171840
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Mad Shelley
Mad Shelley (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780877521785
ISBN-10: 0877521786