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Zuckerman, Peter; Padoan, Amanda - Buried in the Sky - 9780393345414 - V9780393345414
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Buried in the Sky

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Description for Buried in the Sky Paperback. "Gripping, intense.. Buried in the Sky will satisfy anyone who loved [Into Thin Air]."-Kate Tuttle, Boston Globe Num Pages: 320 pages, 16 pages of illustrations; 8 maps. BIC Classification: 1FKAH; 3JMC; BTP; WSZG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 208 x 142 x 19. Weight in Grams: 258.
When eleven climbers died on K2 in 2008, two Sherpas survived. Their astonishing tale became the stuff of mountaineering legend. This white-knuckle adventure follows the Sherpas from their remote villages in Nepal to the peak of the world’s most dangerous mountain, recounting one of the most dramatic disasters in alpine history from a fascinating new perspective. Winner of the NCTE George Orwell Award and an official selection of the American Alpine Club Book Club.

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About Zuckerman, Peter; Padoan, Amanda
Peter Zuckerman is a non-fiction writer. He has received some of the most prestigious recognitions in American journalism. At age 26 he won the Livingston Award, the largest, all-media, general reporting prize in America. His writing has also received is the National Journalism Award and the Blethan Award. Amanda Padoan is a historian who writes about communities affected by armed ... Read more

Reviews for Buried in the Sky
"Enthralling…phenomenal research and vivid writing create a memorable portrait not only of the events on the mountain but also of the people who make modern high-altitude climbing possible."
Michael J. Ybarra - Wall Street Journal "Easily the most riveting and important mountaineering book of the past decade."
Outside "An indispensable addition to the genre…a long-overdue historical correction to ... Read more

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