Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Free Audiobook Download by Jon Krakauer
I have read and listened to many books, some of them quite popular. However, none of these books have ever prompted me to leave a negative review. That made it all the more difficult to write reviews for Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer narrated by Philip Franklin. I felt like I was criticizing a family member or friend who has done nothing wrong but has made a mistake in front of me that my criticism is needed.
Jon Krakauer is a bestselling author, writer for Outside magazine, and journalist. He has been with the Discovery Channel and National Geographic since 2000. Begin your journey with Jon from his own perspective as he recounts the events of 1996 on Everest's deadliest day.
Into Thin Air recounts the events of May 10, 1996, when Jon Krakauer and his climbing partner were stranded high on Mt. Everest in an effort to reach the summit. The story begins with a harrowing height record attempt to break the altitude record that had been set by Conrad Anker just months prior, but with changing winds and then more snow, things went wrong quickly. In the end, both men suffered frostbite and hypothermia on their way back down to base camp.
The article is a personal account of the 1988 Mount Everest disaster by Jon Krakauer. It was written when Krakauer was in his early 30s and gives an unbiased perspective on the events that unfolded on May 10, 1988, when a group of experienced European climbers gathered at Everest Base Camp for their up-coming expedition to climb Mount Everest's treacherous South West Face.
Jon Krakauer's bestselling book 'Into Thin Air:A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster' is an astounding account of one man's journey to the treacherous peak when tragedy strikes, and he becomes stranded in a blizzard. Krakauer's incredible personal account included his reactions to the disaster he had just witnessed, and how it shaped his life for good. This audiobook narrated by Philip Franklin is a superbly well-written book that will teach you about Mt. Everest from someone who was there at the time it happened
Jon Krakauer is a journalist and the author of several best-selling books, including Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster. The book was written in 1997 and tells the story of the 10 Mountaineering Sherpas who were killed with him when he was caught in an avalanche near the summit of Mt. Everest on May 10th 1996.
|Duration||9 hours 7 minutes|
|Is It Free?||30-days Free|
|Parent Category||Travel Tips, History & Culture, Literary|