From Library Journal
-?Stephanie Papa, Baltimore Cty. Circuit Court Law Lib.
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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I read Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air first and was looking for another view of the 1996 tragedy -- THIS book didn't disappoint and was enlightening to read ............Published 9 days ago by Joe Stolfi
Boukreev's climbing and summiting experience make this a fascinating look at many details of an Everest climb. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Natallia Shybeka
I first read "Into Thin Air" by Krakauer and then "The Climb" by Boukreev and DeWalt. The Krakauer's book is like a fictional novel trying to lead readers in certain direction. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Anhui Feidong
While I can't say whose version of the events is correct, the other book by Jon Krakauer is MUCH more enjoyable.Published 4 months ago by Waisenkind
Boukreev"s, 'The Climb', was a very moving account of the tragic events that occurred back in 1996 and flies in the face of Krakauer's version, "Into thin Air". Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kamiyahagi
Really good read. Gives you a non professional journalist insight as to what may have taken place. Into Thin Air is much more of a (one sided) story but still entertaining. Read morePublished 4 months ago by roger
Different perspective from Krakauer.
Nicely written for being a mountaineer.