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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster



National Bestseller 

A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that “suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down.” He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless more–including Krakauer’s–in guilt-ridden disarray, would also provide the impetus for Into Thin Air, Krakauer’s epic account of the May 1996 disaster.

By writing Into Thin Air, Krakauer may…

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 : 9781509824915
ISBN 13 : 150982491X

One of the inspirations for the major motion picture Everest, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley In May 1996 a number of expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest on t..


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 ..


Left For Dead

ISBN 10 : 9780751564341
ISBN 13 : 0751564346

Anyone who has read Jon Krakauer's famous account of the 1996 Everest disaster, INTO THIN AIR, will remember the story of Beck Weathers: the gregarious Texan climber who went snow-..