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Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2009, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English : Anchor Books mass market edView all editions and formats
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The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived.
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Named Person: Jon Krakauer; Jon Krakauer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Krakauer
ISBN: 0307475255 9780307475251
OCLC Number: 317926382
Notes: Originally published: New York : Villard, 1997.
Description: xxvi, 404 p. : map ; 18 cm.
Other Titles: Personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
Responsibility: Jon Krakauer.

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The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived.

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