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Eiger Dreams

Jon Krakauer

Eiger Dreams

Ventures Among Men and Mountains

by Jon Krakauer

  • 99 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Oak Knoll Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Outdoor Skills,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8604543M
    ISBN 101558214119
    ISBN 109781558214118
    OCLC/WorldCa20824402

    Eiger Dreams Ventures Among Men and Mountains (Book): Krakauer, Jon: 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. Jon Krakauer’s Eiger Dreams features the best use of the word “banal” I’ve ever seen or ever will. I’d like his book for that alone but there’s plenty else. For example, it offers the most novel use of curtain rods I’ve encountered (then again, I don’t think about curtain /5(15).

    No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer.. In this collection of thirteen of his finest essays and reporting – including the essay, “Is Yosemite Going To The Dogs” – Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devils Thumb. Eiger Dreams Book Summary and Study Guide Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Eiger Dreams; The author writes about his passion for mountain climbing and those individuals whose lives have helped to shape the sport. From Mount McKinley (Denali) in Alaska to Mont Blanc and the Eiger in the Alps to Mount Everest in the mighty Himalayas Krakauer.

    Mar 06,  · Jon Krakauer is a mountaineer and the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, (which was on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year and was made into a film starring Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart) Into Thin Air, Iceland, Under the Banner of Heaven and Where Men Win Glory.4/5(K). Jan 21,  · frecklesandhoney.com: Eiger Dreams. Ventures Among Men and Mountains: Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Minor toning to the jacket flaps. A lovely copy of the first book by the acclaimed author Into the Wild, Into Thin Air and Under the Banner of Heaven. This is a collection of essays on mountain climbing and mountaineering from around the world.4/5(K).


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Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains [Jon Krakauer] on frecklesandhoney.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this collection, Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devil's frecklesandhoney.com by: 7.

I read Eiger Dreams many years after Into Thin Air, which detailed the tragedy on Everest in Eiger Dreams is a compendium of magazine articles Krakauer wrote in the 80s.

I always wondered how Krakauer could be such a selfish, cowardly, and ultimately detestable human being, as he admits being near the summit of Everest, as he cowers 4/5. May 26,  · This is a good book for those wanting to read mountaineering adventure but don't have too much time.

The reader can read a short story put the book down and come right back to a new and completely different adventure. Into Thin Air INMO was little better but Eiger Dreams still a good book and proudly added to our family library.

4 1/3 stars/5(). May 01,  · "Eiger Dreams" is a compelling collection of twelve stories by mountaineering writer Jon Krakauer. Included are several first person accounts of his own adventures, including his life-defining attempt to climb the Devil's Thimb in Alaska as a young man Cited by: 7. Feb 10,  · Eiger Dreams is a collection of 12 non-fiction mountaineering shorts by Jon Krakauer.

The stories range in topics from the art of "bouldering" to deadly climbing escapades on K2. I read and enjoyed Into Thin Air and Into The Wild, but this book did not spark my interest in the same manner/5(40). Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains is a non-fiction collection of articles and essays by Jon Krakauer on mountaineering and rock climbing.

Eleven out of twelve of the chapters were initially published between and in the magazines Outside, Author: Jon Krakauer. What other book might you compare Eiger Dreams to and why.

Boys of Everest, Ed Viesturs K2, they are very descriptive about the journey and you get a clear picture of what it might be like. What about Jon Krakauer’s performance did you like.

The flow of his and description of his stories. Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved. Krakauer‘ memory and description of his own adventures combined with his in depth journalism chronicling a variety of extreme outdoor athletes make for an excellent series of stories in Eiger Dreams.

This book has left me with a new appreciation of climbing, and as always leaves me itching to embark on my own adventure. Maybe explore Alaska.

About Eiger Dreams. No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska’s notorious Devils Thumb.

In the most intimate piece, “The Devils Thumb,” Krakauer recounts his own near-fatal, ultimately triumphant struggle with solo-madness as he scales Alaska's Devils Thumb. Eiger Dreams is stirring, vivid writing about one of the most compelling and dangerous of all human pursuits.

Eiger Dreams. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Eiger Dreams, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of frecklesandhoney.comore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to.

Sep 03,  · frecklesandhoney.com: Eiger Dreams: First edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket. An unread copy. Contemporary (early '90s) bookstore sticker on back panel, easily removable. A truly excellent copy of the Into Thin Air and Into the Wild author's first book.4/5(K).

You can download Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains in pdf format. Jan 04,  · Eiger Dreams is a collection of 12 non-fiction mountaineering shorts by Jon Krakauer. The stories range in topics from the art of "bouldering" to deadly climbing escapades on K2.

I read and enjoyed Into Thin Air and Into The Wild, but this book did not spark my interest in the same manner/5(15). This quote shows why in the book Eiger Dreams by Jon krakauer.

This collection of memoirs is about adventures on mountains and the tragedies that occur on them everyday. This is a great collection of memoirs that are descriptive and very interesting.

For. ABOUT THE BOOK Eiger Dreams by Jon Krakauer is an anthology of articles published by various magazines during the mid-to-late s.

This collection consists of his earliest works, predating the books that launched him to the top of the bestseller list: Into The Wild (), and Into Thin Air () Krakauer does an admirable job of addressing.

Eiger Dreams Ventures Among Men And Mountains. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Eiger Dreams Ventures Among Men And Mountains, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of frecklesandhoney.comore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

Sep 17,  · The Paperback of the Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men And Mountains by Jon Krakauer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. —New York Times Book Review "Armchair adventurers can't ask for better entertainment than this tour of the legendary locations of mountaineering and the eccentric climbers who gather there." —Publisher's 4/5(20).

Eiger Dreams Ventures Among Men and Mountains (Book): Krakauer, Jon: Baker & TaylorExplores the adventure and risks that compel climbers to face the challenges of such peaks as Denali, K2, Everest, and the frecklesandhoney.com Fearon CoNo one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer.

In this collection of his. No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer.

In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to. Eiger Dreams is stirring, vivid writing about one of the most enthralling and dangerous of all human pursuits.

About the Author. Jon Krakauer is the author of the best-selling Into the Wild, Under the Banner of Heaven, and Into Thin Air, and is the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series/5(36).Eiger Dreams is stirring, vivid writing about one of the most compelling and dangerous of all human pursuits.

About the Author Jon Krakauer is the author of the best-selling Into the Wild, Under the Banner of Heaven, and Into Thin Air, and is the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series.Nov 08,  · Eiger Dreams by Jon Krakauer is an inspirational story about about Jon and friends Mountain climbing ambitions.

Throughout the book Jon .