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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 : 1447200187
ISBN 13 : 9781447200185

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..


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..


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 Sigurðsson in the f..


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 ..


Under The Banner Of Heaven

ISBN 10 : 9780330527491
ISBN 13 : 0330527495

Brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty insist they were commanded to kill by God. Krakauer's investigation is a meticulously researched, bone-chilling narrative of polygamy, savage violence..