#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
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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"
linda_lala shared a tip "It’s fascinating! It made me want to consider a climb and yet fear it at the same time."
stephen_dareing shared a tip "Just read his new book Freedom. Great read for our times. He such a great writer."
leah_gannaway shared a tip "Loved this book. Riveting tale, heartbreaking firsthand account. Couldn't put it down."
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."
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."
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."
mike_mcgouran shared a tip "Into the Wild was also good."
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