Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster / Jon Krakauer ; [illustrations by Randy Rackliff].

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    • Publication Information:
      First Anchor Books trade paperback edition.
    • Abstract:
      Review: "Reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion, Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, 1996. He hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner), twenty other climbers were still pushing doggedly to the top, unaware that the sky had begun to roil with clouds ..." "This is the terrifying story of what really happened that fateful day at the top of the world, during what would be the deadliest season in the history of Everest. In this harrowing yet breathtaking narrative, Krakauer takes the reader along with his ill-fated expedition, step by precarious step, from Katmandu to the mountain's pinnacle where, plagued by a combination of hubris, greed, poor judgment, and plain bad luck, they would fall prey to the mountain's unpredictable fury."--Jacket.
    • Notes:
      "New afterword by the author"--Cover.
      Includes bibliographical references (page 335).
    • Other Titles:
      Personal account of the Mount Everest disaster. Mount Everest disaster.
    • ISBN:
      0385494785
      9780385494786
      9780780780989
      0780780981
    • Accession Number:
      ocm42967338
      42967338
    • Accession Number:
      fay.459260
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      KRAKAUER, J.; RACKLIFF, R. Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster. [s.l.] : Anchor Books, 1999. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Krakauer J, Rackliff R. Into Thin Air : A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster. Anchor Books; 1999. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.459260. Accessed August 18, 2019.
    • APA:
      Krakauer, J., & Rackliff, R. (1999). Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster. Anchor Books. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.459260
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Krakauer, Jon, and Randy Rackliff. 1999. Into Thin Air : A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster. Anchor Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.459260.
    • Harvard:
      Krakauer, J. and Rackliff, R. (1999) Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster. Anchor Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.459260 (Accessed: 18 August 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Krakauer, J & Rackliff, R 1999, Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Anchor Books, viewed 18 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Krakauer, Jon, and Randy Rackliff. Into Thin Air : A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster. Anchor Books, 1999. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.459260.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Krakauer, Jon, and Randy Rackliff. Into Thin Air : A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster. Anchor Books, 1999. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.459260.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Krakauer J, Rackliff R. Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster [Internet]. Anchor Books; 1999 [cited 2019 Aug 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.459260