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Classic Krakauer: Essays On Wilderness And Risk

Classic Krakauer: Essays On Wilderness And Risk

by Jon Krakauer

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|October 29, 2019

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Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism. His pieces take us from a horrifying avalanche on Mount Everest to a volcano poised to obliterate a…
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This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City,…
Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey Of Pat Tillman
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A stunning account of a remarkable young man's heroic life and death, from the bestselling author of  Into the Wild, Into Thin Air,  and  Under the Banner of Heaven. Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the…
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account Of The Mt. Everest Disaster
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It’s considered the ultimate climbing achievement. Every climber dreams of reaching the peak of the colossal Mt. Everest, often at any cost. In this personal account of one disastrous attempt to climb the Nepalese behemoth, author Jon Krakauer shares what it cost…
Into The Wild

Into The Wild

by Jon Krakauer

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|January 20, 1997

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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…
Three Cups Of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way
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Greg Mortenson, the bestselling author of Three Cups of Tea , is a man who has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children’s crusader, and he’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. But, as Jon Krakauer demonstrates in this…
Missoula: Rape And The Justice System In A College Town
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Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, home to a highly regarded state university whose beloved football team inspires a passionately loyal fan base. Between January 2008 and May 2012, hundreds of students reported sexual assaults to the local police. Few…
Iceland: Land Of The Sagas

Iceland: Land Of The Sagas

by Jon Krakauer

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|October 6, 1998

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"We raised our fists and cheered. . . . With the sagas in our heads, with Iceland at its wildest beneath our boots, it would not have been impossible to see Bárdr clumping along the summit ridge, prodding the glacier with his staff, ready to show us the…
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men And Mountains
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No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the…
Sur Ordre De Dieu

Sur Ordre De Dieu

by Jon Krakauer

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|October 23, 2019

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Notes from The Century Before: A Journal from British Columbia
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In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland’s extraordinary gifts for portraiture—his cast runs from…
Everest: The West Ridge, Anniversary Edition
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In 1963, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Everest via the South Col route. Roughly two weeks after Whitaker's achievement, Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld, fellow American mountaineers on the same expedition, became the first climbers ever to…
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