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Under The Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Paperback – Unabridged, August 6, 2004
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Jon Krakauer is the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, and Into Thin Air, and is editor of the Modern Library Exploration series. He lives in the USA.
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