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Into Thin Air

A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

by Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air
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  • First Published:
    May 1997, 416 pages
    Paperback:
    May 1998, 378 pages

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Steve (11/06/02)

This was the best book I have read in quite some time! I don't even like to read that much either. Finally I found a book worthy of my time and imagination!
David Peterson (05/14/02)

Gripping. Extremely hard to put down. Has even made me want to climb mountains(just not the worlds highest mountain).
Anonymous (09/12/01)

Sarah
I had to read this book as a summer reading assignment in my english
class. even though my friends told me it was a great and exciting novel,
i couldn't help but be frustrated by it. i don't know if i just didn't
absorb the material or if i was just confused. there were too many people
involved and i couldn't really follow it. i hated how nothing happened in
the first 200 pages either. grr, maybe it's just me.
Anonymous (08/09/01)

Joey
"Very stunning","Simply amazing"
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