Aria Sottile J Krakauer. 2 likes. Book. Aria Sottile J Krakauer. Book. 2 people like this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for Facebook to get started. Sign Up. Krakauer è tra i fortunati che sono riusciti a ridiscendere «la Montagna». Aria sottile è molto più che la cronaca di quella tragedia; oltre ad offrire un punto di vista. Results 1 – 10 of 10 Aria sottile, Una tragedia del nostro tempo raccontata da un grande scrittore by KRAKAUER Jon and a great selection of related books.

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I krakaueg read it again without thinking, it is very inspiring to find stories of mountaineering from the perspective of women. In i vildmarken View in iTunes.

It’s a shame that this isn’t that book. Oct 26, Koeeoaddi rated it it was ok Shelves: And who knows what is closest to the truth, we all have our own reconstructed memories, and memories can be nothing else.

After reading several mountain expedition accounts, an author has finally given me a sense of the remarkable splendor and grandeur of these earthly giants, leaving me to semi-understand why one would risk all to stand on top of one. I suppose her editor and publisher were eager to be first to market but it comes as the expense of a compelling story.

Ever since reading Jon Krakauer’s ‘Into Thin Air’ I have been very interested in Mount Everest literature, especially books recounting the events of the disaster. Into the Wild Unabridged View in iTunes.

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Gammelgaard also writes movingly of Everest’s awesome beauty; of the passion and commitment required to face the daunting challenge of climbing to high altitudes; and of the complex personal relationships forged in the pursuit of such dangerous ventures. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.


She emphasizes that on the mounntain, you and you alone are responsible for yourself, which I think is the correct approach. I get that she may not have known who, but after the immense detail and wide scope of Krakauer’s account, these moments were frustrating.

Everest View in iTunes. I thought the beginning of the book was a little slow — looking for sponsorships, doing conditioning to train her body and mind for climbing the tallest mountain krskauer Earth.

This book is a solid 4. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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She was one of the climbers lost in the whiteout above Camp Four. Where Sottole Win Glory: I found her atttitude towards others patronising, especially in an excrutiating couple of exchanges with Krxkauer I have mixed feelings about the fact that the deaths outside of her team that took place on Everest during the same storm in which her expedition leader, Scott Fischer, pe A generous 3 stars because of the Danish connection; Gammelgaard was the first Scandinavian woman to summit Everest.

There were moments during the summit push where Gammelgaard just describes other climbers by equipment for example, a climber from Hall’s expedition visibly struggling is not named and mak continuing the Everest accounts. Disjointed writing and complete lack of attempt to address the tragic aspects of her summit made this less enjoyable to read.

I have never, not never will climb mountains, but I found this to be self-indulgent and full of new age psycho-babble. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Also, the book is littered with nonsensical New Age, vaguely Eastern-sounding philosophical gibberish.

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She barely talks about the people and events of Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants expedition even though the fates of these two groups is forever entwined.

It isn’t a terrible book but she krakausr not a good writer – it rambles, is self-serving and not that This book is nothing like “Into Thin Air” which was a really good, gripping tale of the Everest Tragedy. Into the Wild View in iTunes.


Climbing High is a fairly basic account of the Mount Everest tragedy written by a member of Scott Fischer’s expedition. Gates of the Arctic Unabridged View in iTunes. May God rest the souls of those who perished that day. However, it doesn’t focus on much else. Classic Krakauer View in iTunes. It’s certainly not the best book about the events on the mountain that year, but its unemotional and factual view makes it a must read for those interested in the tragedy on Everest.

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Not to mention getting another view of that horrible season on Everest is interesting, if nothing else then to compare stories and get a more complete view of what happened. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She doesn’t directly acknowledge stotile drama in the text as the first printing of her book was before the release of Into Thin Air, but there is some clear defense of Boukreev being misunderstood for cultural reasons in an afterword written for the American printing after Boukreev’s death.

I really enjoyed this book from the first Danish woman to climb Everest. Everest Disaster Unabridged View in iTunes. I should note that I read the earlier addition, the paper If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. But that doesn’t mean I want to read about these doubts ad infinitum.