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High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places

By: Breashears, David; Krakauer, Jon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269164

ISBN: 0684853612

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. 1999 Hard Cover. 319 pp. Foreword by John Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air. An IMAX cinematographer and mountaineer describes his participation in an expedition to Everest during the deadly 1996 season, detailing the creation of his IMAX film Everest and the dramatic impact on his life of his experiences in the face of disaster. View more info

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

By: Krakauer, Jon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Villard: 1997

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2277949

ISBN: 0679457526

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Small sticker removal mark on front endpaper. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 293 pp. 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 oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner), twenty other climbers were still pushing doggedly to the top, unaware that the sky had begun to roil with clouds... Into Thin Air is the definitive account o... View more info

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Into the Wild

By: Krakauer, Jon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2015

Seller ID: 2285122

ISBN: 0385486804

Condition: Good


Light water damage, faint stain. 2015 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 215 pp. In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately... View more info