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I have read almost everything Krakauer has written and although mountaineering/ adventuring isn't something I plan on engaging in in real life, it is always fun to read about. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Bethany
As a long time Jon Krakauer admirer, I read this book with interests on his personal memories of climbing adventures. Boy - was that a good idea. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Col H. G. Baker
Anyone who considers themselves to be an adventurer, in any way, should read this book. I am able to imagine the excitement the climbers feel.Published 1 month ago by MDZimmy
This book would be 5 stars if for this one weakness.
Through much of the book the "h"s are replaced with " ' " character. Kind of annoying.
Jon is at the top of his game again with a great selection of dangerous and incredible mountain stories...if you like mountaineering or Jon read itPublished 1 month ago by Mike Rudd
Not the best of books by Krakauer but still a very good compilation of short stories dealing with climbing and climbers. Read morePublished 2 months ago by rocketman
I'll read anything he writes, this story was no different! Impeccable detail and emotion invoking. True tales of adventure in modern timesPublished 2 months ago by Laura S