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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

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Last spring, Jon Krakauer, the acclaimed author of "Into the Wild", undertook a magazine assignment about expensive adventure/thrill trips around the ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
John B

Riveting Adventure

by John B on Apr 8, 2011

Carney was right! This was a very well written, and thrilling true story that makes you want to climb Everest yourself. NOT! Amazing adventure that you will not be able to put down. Highly recommended More

Atljv

Must Read

by Atljv on Mar 4, 2008

Even if you already know the story of the deadly Mt. Everest expeditions of 1996, you will appreciate Jon Krakauer's own first person account of the Adventure Consultants and the Mountain Madness groups. Both of these expeditions were led by well-seasoned Everest climbers---Rob Hall from New Zealand ... More

Anna32

Excellent account of trek

by Anna32 on Apr 14, 2007

If you are an adventurer, this book is excellent. Saw the movie to follow reading the book. It paled in comparison to the writing of Krakauer. He is an excellent journalist and writer. His delivery makes you feel almost as if you were on the journey and it is a bit difficult to put down. Loaded ... More

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