The Resource Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Jon Krakauer

Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Jon Krakauer

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Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
Title
Into thin air
Title remainder
a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
Statement of responsibility
Jon Krakauer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Now available in paperback comes the bestselling adventure book by Jon Krakauer, the acclaimed author of "Into the Wild". When disaster struck during his ascent of Mt. Everest, killing eight climbers, Krakauer survived by luck, skill, and discipline. Now, he has written the definitive account of this headline-making tragedy. Illustrations
Title
Into thin air
Creator
Summary
The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 1998.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 2000.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1998.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998
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155460
Cataloging source
MPI
Dewey number
796.522092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1320
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
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1320
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.9
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adult
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a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
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a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
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Jon Krakauer
Label
Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Jon Krakauer
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B04ACE8F-3B78-46A9-AE83-67AB7C832591
Publication
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Title from eBook information screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6ocm12306785
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679462712
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b10950589x
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B04ACE8F-3B78-46A9-AE83-67AB7C832591
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2615 KB)

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