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Into Thin AirTrue story of Everest expedition(s) going horribly wrong. Robert Hall (Kiwi), guides a group (which includes Jon) to the summit, but they take too long and get caught by a storm.
by Jon Krakauer
Score: 8.5
Published: 1997
Read: April 7th 2005

Comments


John said

Great stuff. Really well written and full of the usual ice-fall trauma, oxygen bottles in the wrong place etc, and a really sad bit when Hall is sitting on the mountain too weak to get down but talks to his wife and friends on the phone. Gave to BN in Canada.

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