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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

National Bestseller 

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.

By writing Into Thin Air, Krakauer may…

Into Thin Air

Pub Date : 1998-11-12 | Author : Jon Krakauer | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780679462712
ISBN 13 : 0679462716

When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of o..

Into Thin Air

Pub Date : 2011-07-06 | Author : Jon Krakauer | Publisher : Pan Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780330470025
ISBN 13 : 0330470027

One of the inspirations for the major motion picture Everest, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley. This is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of t..

Into Thin Air

Pub Date : 1999-11-01 | Author : Jon Krakauer | Publisher : Pan

ISBN 10 : 9781743295540
ISBN 13 : 1743295545

Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt Everest This is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were cau..

The Climb

Pub Date : 2015-09-22 | Author : Anatoli Boukreev | Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN 10 : 9781250099822
ISBN 13 : 125009982X

Everest, the major motion picture from Universal Pictures, is set for wide release on September 18, 2015. Read The Climb, Anatoli Boukreev (portrayed by Ingvar Sigurðsson in the f..

Eiger Dreams

Pub Date : 2009-02-10 | Author : Jon Krakauer | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781599217703
ISBN 13 : 1599217708

No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work f..

A Day To Die For

Pub Date : 2011-02-03 | Author : Graham Ratcliffe | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781907195990
ISBN 13 : 1907195998

On the night of 10-11 May 1996, eight climbers perished in what remains the worst disaster in Everest's history. Following the tragedy, numerous accounts were published, with Jon K..

Dark Summit

Pub Date : 2011-04-13 | Author : Nick Heil | Publisher : Vintage Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780307369512
ISBN 13 : 030736951X

In the tradition of Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air, Nick Heil recounts the harrowing story of the deadly and controversial 2006 climbing season on Everest. In early May 2006, a you..