Into Thin Air (Prebound)

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An incredible first-hand account of survival in one of the most uncompromising environments in the world: the summit of Mt. Everest… during a blizzard!
Jon Krakauer was one of the lucky few in his party to make it down from the mountain on that disastrous trip. Here he recounts how an already near-impossible feat—climbing the tallest peak in the world—turned into a flat-out disaster.
Intense, riveting, harrowing. A must-read for thrill-seekers, adrenaline junkies and armchair adventurers of all ages.

— Charlie

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Now available in paperback comes the bestselling adventure book by Jon Krakauer, the acclaimed author of Into the Wild. When disaster struck during his ascent of Mt. Everest, killing eight climbers, Krakauer survived by luck, skill, and discipline. Now, he has written the definitive account of this headline-making tragedy. Illustrations.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780780780989
ISBN-10: 0780780981
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: October 1st, 1999
Pages: 416
Language: English