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Into thin air

Author: Jon Krakauer; Philip Franklin
Publisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, ℗2000.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In 1996 Jon Krakauer was sent by Outside magazine to report on the Everest industry, the high-priced expeditions that take novices and experts alike into the most forbidding terrain on the planet. An experienced climber new to high altitudes, he got more than he bargained for. On May 10th, an unexpected blizzard hit the summit just as two American teams were descending. Eight people, including the two professional  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Named Person: Jon Krakauer; Jon Krakauer
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Krakauer; Philip Franklin
ISBN: 0736651365 9780736651363
OCLC Number: 69253593
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Duration: ca. 9:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Philip Franklin.
Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 540 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Jon Krakauer.

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In 1996 Jon Krakauer was sent by Outside magazine to report on the Everest industry, the high-priced expeditions that take novices and experts alike into the most forbidding terrain on the planet. An experienced climber new to high altitudes, he got more than he bargained for. On May 10th, an unexpected blizzard hit the summit just as two American teams were descending. Eight people, including the two professional leaders were lost and another injured.

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