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 suppose her editor and publisher were eager to be first to market but it comes as the expense of a compelling story. Oct 04, Chanin rated it xottile was ok. I enjoy books about climbing so much that I tend to overlook poor writing or editing.

Krakauer includes the history of Mount Everest along with the day-to-day events of his expedition, w Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it krakauwr second life. Missoula View in iTunes. She wrote in journal form and that has to be pretty good to get my attention.

Not as good as the other “Into Thin Air” books.

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The descriptions of the climb were magnificent and I could feel the immediacy of the chaos krakaued unfolded for Lene and her team. Dec 30, Anna rated it did not like it Shelves: Where Men Win Glory: Start reading Aria sottile Italian Edition on your Kindle in under a minute. To download from the iTunes Store, karkauer iTunes now.


She barely talks about the death all around her, preferring to be critical of other climbers and whining about not being the centre of everyone’s attention. You’d think that experience should make for an exciting or at least interesting book.

Books by Jon Krakauer. After the Fall Unabridged View in iTunes. Into the Wild View in iTunes. This is it- just what matters on Ariw. I would like to give more examples, but on finishing the book I threw it away.

Gammelgaard was a close friend of Fisher’s, and I did enjoy learning more about him through her account.

It’s clear Gammelgaard wrote the book spttile an attempt to cash in on the notoriety of the event itself, rather than because she had something important to say. It is hard not to admire her determination. They lived the dreadful moments of being lost in a storm meters up. Open Apple Books to buy and download books.

sittile To ask other readers questions about Climbing Highplease sign up. But that doesn’t mean I want to read about these doubts ad infinitum. Mar 07, Lucy rated it liked it. I appreciated the account of the lead up to the expedition and team members.

Log in with Facebook. She was one of the climbers lost in the whiteout above Camp Four. 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 makes no effort to contextualize who they are for the reader.

Scott Fisher died on the mountain. I could not give five stars because it was written too concisely and it seemed sometimes with too much sentiment with the flowery, new-age psycho-babble and not enough sentiment with the real-life drama that unfolded.


I give Lene much kudos for her title of sottioe Dane woman to summit, but toward the end, this title that keeps flying around in her words seems selfish and off-putting. This is the stuff that made this book so wonderful- writing without thought, portraying mere survival. I found her atttitude towards others patronising, especially in an excrutiating couple of exchanges with Boukreev I was not especially interested in reading about the tragedy on Everest, but I still liked this book.

Want to Read saving…. It’s a quick read, but likely not worth the time unless you’re deeply engrossed in that tragedy and seeking to cover the bases of as many points of view as possible.

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Most importantly, in my opinion, because Scott forced his hand with the O2, Lene is still alive today. Se il primo offre uno sguardo completo sulla kraksuer, questo rappresenta solo il punto di vista della Gammelgaard, che a malapena riesce a raccontare qualcosa della sua spedizione, figuriamoci accorgersi degli altri.

It was told in diary format which enabled me to get a feeling for the everyday facts of climbing: Feb 03, Laura rated it really liked it. Nov 11, Lynda rated it liked it. Unfortunately, it’s a terrible book 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.