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High Crimes

The Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed

High Crimes( )
Author: Kodas, Michael
Publication Date:Feb 2008
Publisher:Hyperion Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In 1996, eight climbers died atop Mount Everest in a single storm in a story that made headlines across the globe and formed the basis of Jon Krakauer's monumental bestseller Into Thin Air. But instead of being scared off by this event, even more people wish to beat the mountain and pay more than £65,000 to get a piece of the action. Where once climbers like Sir Edmund Hilary enjoyed noble and brave reputations, in the 21st century the criminal element has turned Everest into a place...
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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Mountaineering
Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Mountains
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.625 x 1.125 Inches
Book Weight:1.408 Pounds

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