Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

By: KRAKAUER, Jon

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Sixth printing of Jon Krakauer's account of the large expedition of 1996 to climb Evererst, in which the author took part. Though Krakauer made it to the summit, five other members of the expedition died in the effort and another had such severe frostbite that his hand had to be amputated. With a section of black & white plates depicting scenes from Everest, as well as woodcut drawings by Randy Rackliff. Maps by Anita Karl of the Everest area to endpapers. --- In grey and white paper-covered boards with author initials and spine titling stamped in silver. Jacket features Linda M. Moore color photographic portrait of the author to back flap. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Unclipped, bright jacket also in excellent condition; protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 293 pages

Title: Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

Author Name: KRAKAUER, Jon

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation,

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 1997

ISBN Number: 0679457526

ISBN Number 13: 9780679457527

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 31514