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A Postscript to “Into Thin Air”

Written as an afterword to the 1999 edition of my book about the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster, here is my response to the allegations made by Anatoli Boukreev in his book, “The Climb”

Approaching the base of the Lhotse Face between Camp Two and Camp Three on Mt. Everest, May 8, 1996. Photo copyright © Jon Krakauer

In November 1997 a book titled The Climb arrived in bookstores — Anatoli Boukreev’s account of the 1996…

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