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The Resource Classic Krakauer : essays on wilderness and risk, Jon Krakauer

Classic Krakauer : essays on wilderness and risk, Jon Krakauer

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Classic Krakauer : essays on wilderness and risk
Title
Classic Krakauer
Title remainder
essays on wilderness and risk
Statement of responsibility
Jon Krakauer
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Language
eng
Summary
"The gripping articles collected in Classic Krakauer--originally published in magazines such as The New Yorker, Outside, and Smithsonian--show why he is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism. Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these pieces take us from a horrifying avalanche on Mount Everest to a volcano poised to obliterate a big chunk of Seattle; from a wilderness teen-therapy program run by apparent sadists to an otherworldly cave in New Mexico, studied by NASA to better understand Mars; from the notebook of one Fred Beckey, who catalogued the greatest unclimbed mountaineering routes on the planet, to the last days of legendary surfer Mark Foo. Rigorously researched and vividly written, marked by an unerring instinctfor storytelling and scoop, these pieces are unified by the author's ambivalent love affair with unruly landscapes and his relentless search for truth"--
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Krakauer, Jon
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • American essays
  • Wayfaring life
Label
Classic Krakauer : essays on wilderness and risk, Jon Krakauer
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Contents
Mark Foo's last ride -- Living under the volcano -- Death and anger on Everest -- Descent to Mars -- After the fall -- Gates of the Arctic -- Loving them to death -- A clean, well-lighted place -- Fred Beckey is still on the loose -- Embrace the misery
Control code
BK0024608963
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
181 p.
Isbn
9781984897695
Lccn
2019018697
Label
Classic Krakauer : essays on wilderness and risk, Jon Krakauer
Publication
Contents
Mark Foo's last ride -- Living under the volcano -- Death and anger on Everest -- Descent to Mars -- After the fall -- Gates of the Arctic -- Loving them to death -- A clean, well-lighted place -- Fred Beckey is still on the loose -- Embrace the misery
Control code
BK0024608963
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
181 p.
Isbn
9781984897695
Lccn
2019018697

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