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Different perspective from Krakauer.
Nicely written for being a mountaineer.
A good read. You learn so much about what these people endure on a climb.Published 2 months ago by R. J. Tucker
I have not read " The Climb " but have read every other account on this tragedy and am saying that Anatoli Boukreev was the wisest and most heroic of this ill - fated... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Joseph Whetsell
'96 climb on Everest and the fatalities and injuries spurred a lot of books. I found this one the most informative. It made sense and was well written. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sandi Kay Wheatley
I have read 3 books from the same season, and this book is the most transparent information regarding the tragics events of 1996. Read morePublished 3 months ago by JLLN
This is an incredible story that complements Krakauer's, but also provides additional context. Once you've read it you're going to want to discuss it. Or blog about it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by N. Van Der Leek
An extraordinary story of the real side of the 1996 Everest tragic season. Above The Clouds lets us get to know Anatoli more as a rare good person.Published 5 months ago by Jack Chenard
This was a great response to Jon Krakauer's "Into Thin Air". I believe Anatoli acted with great heroism and with G. Weston DeWalt's help has created a fascinating read.Published 6 months ago by K. Van Slyke
Completely biased exploitation of the tragedy that occurred on the mountain. For a more objective, fairer view (based on actual interviews of all the major and minor players and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by A Reader