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Into Thin Air

A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

by Jon Krakauer

A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless more--including Krakauer's--in guilt-ridden disarray, would also pro...
Publish Date
1999
October 19
Goodreads rating
4.18
ISBN
9780385494786
Tags
nonfictionbiography-and-memoirtravelhobbies-and-recreationhistoryaction-and-adventurefiction
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One of 70 must-read books.     source
May 26, 2019
@AshaRangappa_ @yashar It’s an amazing book!     source