Krakauer's audiobook is at once the story of the ill-fated adventure and an analysis of the factors leading up to its tragic end. Written within months of the events it chronicles, Into Thin Air clearly evokes the majestic Everest landscape. As the journey up the mountain progresses, Krakauer puts it in context by recalling the. When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, , he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain- altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin his long, dangerous descent from 29, feet, twenty other climbers were still pushing doggedly toward. Into Thin Air is the definitive account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest by the acclaimed journalist and author of the bestseller Into the Wild. On assignment for Outside Magazine to report on the growing commercialization of the mountain, Krakauer, an accomplished climber, went to the Himalayas as a client of.
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On May 10th, an unexpected blizzard hit the summit just as two Americans teams were descending. Eight people, including the two professional leaders were lost and another injured. INTO THIN AIR is one man's reflection on risk and tragedy. AWARDS. YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults · ALA Notable Book. Into Thin Air (Audio Download): : Jon Krakauer, Philip Franklin, Audible Studios: Books. Audio Download; Listening Length: 9 hours and 8 minutes; Program Type: Audiobook; Version: Unabridged; Publisher: Audible Studios; Release Date: 5 April ; Language: English; ASIN. 7 Nov into thin air audiobook into thin air audiobook full into thin air audiobook chapter 1 into thin air audiobook chapter 2 into thin air audiobook jon krakauer.