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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster

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One of the inspirations for the major motion picture Everest, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley.

Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended the worst single-season death toll in the peak’s history.

In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran journalist and seasoned climber Jon…

Into Thin Air

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

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

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

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 SigurĂ°sson in the f..


Eiger Dreams

ISBN 10 : 9780330527958
ISBN 13 : 0330527959

No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, Krakauer wri..


Dark Summit

ISBN 10 : 1429937181
ISBN 13 : 9781429937184

The inside story of the deadly 2006 climbing season on Everest On May 15, 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other ..


A Day To Die For

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..


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