Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

This gripping non-fiction book recounts the tragic events of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster. The author, a journalist and experienced climber, was part of a commercial expedition to summit Everest. The expedition soon turned disastrous due to a severe storm, leading to the death of several climbers from various teams. The book provides a vivid, personal account of the harrowing ordeal, detailing the physical and psychological challenges faced by climbers at high altitudes, as well as the ethical and commercial aspects of mountaineering expeditions.

The 1790th greatest book of all time


Published
1997
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
293
Words
132,000
Original Language
English

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