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Into thin air a review by roger jenkins into thin air (villard books) is jon krakauer's best selling story of the so-called everest disaster, in which two teams of clients, each paying $65,000 for the opportunity to be guided to the summit of the planet's highest point, and their guides were decimated by a late afternoon storm in may of 1996. Start studying into thin air (quiz questions) learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. 1 into thin air by jon krakauer i stood atop mount everest, gasping for air at the topmost limit of earth’s atmosphere standing on the top of the world, i cleared the ice from my oxygen mask, put my shoulder.
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Jon krakauer dreamed of climbing mount everest since he began his career as a climber, although it was rather his career as a journalist that opened the opportunity to him. Summary and reviews of into thin air by jon krakauer, plus links to a book excerpt from into thin air and author biography of jon krakauer.
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