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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • "A harrowing tale of the perils of high-altitude climbing, a story of bad luck and worse judgment and of heartbreaking heroism." —PEOPLE A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Ever

Author Jon Krakauer

Pages 320

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 1998-11-12

ISBN 0679462716 9780679462712

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olivia_miller_6981 shared a tip "Yes, I definitely recommend. Jon Krakauer is one of my favorite writers."

sandra_3796 shared a tip "I read it many years ago, so I forget the details, but t’s definitely worth a read."

melissa_feilhauer shared a tip "I love John krakauer’s writing! This is one of my favorite books of all time"

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sue_winchester shared a tip "Must read! Impossible to put down!"

robin_bohndorf shared a tip "You won’t be disappointed!!"

grace_awbrey shared a tip "Yes definitely!! I read it the first time in 7th grade and the story has stuck with me ever since"

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linda_lala shared a tip "It’s fascinating! It made me want to consider a climb and yet fear it at the same time."

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stephen_dareing shared a tip "Just read his new book Freedom. Great read for our times. He such a great writer."

caro_3167 shared a tip "It’s a classic IMO!"

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leah_gannaway shared a tip "Loved this book. Riveting tale, heartbreaking firsthand account. Couldn't put it down."

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khali_murphy shared a tip "One of the scariest books I've read! Krakauer keeps you on the edge of your seat the whole time."

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lori_ordonez shared a tip "It has been a long time since I read it, but I remember it being a very good read. I do recommend it."

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cassandra_lavelle shared a tip "After reading this book I have found lots of other books similar but nothing nearly as good"

bryan_klemcke shared a tip "Amazing. Loved the intimate details of the first person and his experience out there."

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mike_mcgouran shared a tip "Into the Wild was also good."

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tony_ritacco shared a tip "I really liked it!"

alan_nixon shared a tip "An adventurers classic. Loved it."

kaitlin_freeman_5037 shared a tip "I haven’t read anymore by him and honestly I don’t remember specifics other than I liked it!"

dennis_coates shared a tip "Unnerving story... amateurs have no business on Mt. Everest"

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