Harriet Tuckey is the daughter of Griffith Pugh. She has a first-class honours degree in English Literature and an MA in the Sociology of Literature from the University of Essex, as well as a postgraduate diploma in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute. She has worked for the policy think tank PEP, the UK Department of Employment and the Manpower Services Commission in various research capacities. She lives in London.
Shines an entirely new light on the great expedition - a riveting read, full of surprises -- Sir Chris Bonington The most important addition to the story of Everest. Doug Scott Marvellously enjoyable and exciting... The Times Gripping... finally establishes [Pugh] as the real hero of the expedition. Daily Mail