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By Jon Krakauer, Jon Krakauer (Read by)
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Description


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 provide the impetus for Into Thin Air, Krakauer's epic account of the May 1996 disaster.

About the Author


Jon Krakauer is the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, Under the Banner of Heaven, Where Men Win Glory, Three Cups of Deceit, and Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, among others. He is also the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series.

Praise For…


"Into Thin Air ranks among the great adventure books of all time . . . a book of rare eloquence and power that could remain relevant for centuries."
--Galen Rowell, The Wall Street Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780739343791
ISBN-10: 0739343793
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication Date: August 7th, 2007
Pages: 7
Language: English
         

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster (Compact Disc)