Eiger Dreams : Ventures among Men and Mountains

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/10/2009
  • Publisher: Lyons Press

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No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the unique and memorable perspective of one who has battled peaks like K2, Denali, Everest, and, of course, the Eiger. Always with a keen eye, an open heart, and a hunger for the ultimate experience, he gives us unerring portraits of the mountaineering experience. Eiger Dreams is stirring, vivid writing about one of the most compelling and dangerous of all human pursuits.

Author Biography

Jon Krakauer is the author of the best-selling Into the Wild, Under the Banner of Heaven, and Into Thin Air. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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