Into Thin Air

A personal account of the Mount Everest disaster.

Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived

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Into Thin Air
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jon Krakauer
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-11-12 - Publisher: Anchor

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,
Into Thin Air
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Cindy Miles
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-06 - Publisher: Penguin

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.
Into Thin Air
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: Jerry S. Kidd, Renee A. Kidd
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Facts on File

This text examines the causes of atmospheric pollution, acid rain, ozone depletion, and global warming and explains how these conditions affect our health and econo prosperity.
Vanished Into Thin Air
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Matthew D. Bliss
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02 - Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated

On October 31, 1905, the steamer Erie Dane departs Detroit with 114 passengers and crew. As the ship steams across Lake Erie, a storm that only occurs once a century descends upon the lake and the ship disappears. One century later on October 31, 2005, three college friends depart Sandusky
Into thin air
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: James T. Child
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1879 - Publisher:

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