Krakauer, Jon,: Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster
Book Number: 0283689
Macmillan, London, 1997. Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. preface by author, author's note and selected bibliography. Between pages 136 and 137 there are six pages of colour photography. At the beginning of each chapter there is a black and white woodcut. Colour photographic paperback binding with blue, orange and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The author's story of a 24-hour period on Everest on May 9th, 1996, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended in the worst, single-season death toll in the peak's history (to that time) – eight climbers dead. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. 293,  pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Mountaineering; Nepal; ISBN: 033371752X. ISBN/EAN: 9780333717523. Inventory No: 0283689.