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Into Thin Air

A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

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
First Published in 1997
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9780385494786
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
One of 70 must-read books.      source
Feb 21, 2021
@mrsfloyddog Yes. Great book!      source
May 26, 2019
@AshaRangappa_ @yashar It’s an amazing book!      source