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The Resource Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Jon Krakauer

Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Jon Krakauer

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Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
Title
Into thin air
Title remainder
a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
Statement of responsibility
Jon Krakauer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author relates his experience of climbing Mount Everest during its deadliest season and examines what it is about the mountain that makes people willingly subject themselves to such risk, hardship, and expense
Summary
The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1998.
  • Alex Award, 1998.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 2000.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 1997.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998
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155460
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Books for the Teen Age (NYPL), April 1998
  • Kliatt Starred, May 1998
Dewey number
  • 756.52/2/095496
  • 796.52/2/092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 10-12
  • 1320
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
GV199.44.E85
LC item number
K725 1998
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1320
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Study program name
Reading Counts
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster
Label
Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Jon Krakauer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Villard, c1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18027288
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xxvii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780385492089
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
97042880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (CCHS)AC8D49FAA99C11D3B3EA00C0F04E0FA4
  • (ICrlF)fol04974032
  • (ICrlF)25842G
Label
Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster, Jon Krakauer
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Villard, c1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18027288
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xxvii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780385492089
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
97042880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (CCHS)AC8D49FAA99C11D3B3EA00C0F04E0FA4
  • (ICrlF)fol04974032
  • (ICrlF)25842G

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