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I will be entirely honest, I picked up this book with a hint of skepticism in my brow.
It might have been OK, if at some point he consolidated it all into a summarized chronologic retelling so you could piece everything together, but he doesn't.
One Mountain Thousand Summits by Freddie Wilkinson covers the tragedy from nearly every person involved, but most importantly includes the Sherpas.
I have read this story in other accounts that were more cohesive, coherent and compelling. There was a different perspective in Wilkinson's account, centering around the Sherpa,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Up North Girl
I have now read nearly everything concerning the 2008 K2 tragedy, and I must admit this book is different in its approach, one that I like. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Shawn M Lowe
I enjoyed this book, but it was basically like the book "K2 Savage Mountain". It was a good read and I found it interesting, but it was not a fast read for me. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Dayna A. Safranek
I have to agree with other readers that the organization of this book leaves a lot to be desired. The author does a good job of tracking down the information and full story as best... Read morePublished on November 27, 2011 by Busy Mom
I loved this book because it made me feel something! I felt I was one of those Sherpas, in Freddie's description in the very first part of the book, trying to get down the worst... Read morePublished on August 28, 2011 by Cynthia M. Andersen
"One Mountain Thousand Summits" is an informative look at the modern mountain-climbing industry through the lens of an experienced mountain climber himself. Read morePublished on August 20, 2011 by Jiang Xueqin
It's Been So Hot I've Been Reading About Himalayan Disasters
July 26, 2011 -- Miriam Sagan | Edit
The rain seems to finally be here in Santa Fe, but it has been so... Read more
Maybe if you are a mountain climber this book is for you - it's obvious the author knows a lot about the climbing world, but I have to agree that the style of writing is disjointed... Read morePublished on April 29, 2011 by JourneyOn
This is a disappointing book. Books about mountain climbing are usually exciting and nail-biting. This book is not one of those. Read morePublished on March 27, 2011 by Sambo Gonzales