Title: Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Author: Jon Krakauer
Source: Purchased (Book of the Month Club)
One sentence synopsis
Jon Krakauer writes about his trip to the top of Mount Everest that ended in tragedy.
“This forms the nub of a dilemma that every Everest climber eventually comes up against: in order to succeed you must be exceedingly driven, but if you’re too driven you’re likely to die.”Read More »