Library Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Naper Blvd. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
     
Limit search to available items
Results Page:  Previous Next
Author Boukreev, Anatoli.

Title The climb [Hoopla electronic resource] / Anatoli Boukreev and G. Weston DeWalt.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2010.
QR Code
Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 36 min.)) : digital.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Read by Lloyd James.
Summary This is the gripping true account of the worst disaster in the history of Mt. Everest. On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by experienced leaders attempted to climb the highest mountain in the world, but things went terribly wrong. Crowded conditions on the mountain, miscommunications, unexplainable delays, poor leadership, bad decisions, and a blinding storm conspired to kill. Twenty-three men and women, disoriented and out of oxygen, struggled to find their way down the side of the mountain. In the dark, battered by snow and driven by hurricane-force winds, some of the climbers became hopelessly lost and resigned themselves to death. But head climbing guide Anatoli Boukreev refused to give up hope. Climbing blind in the maw of a life-threatening storm, Boukreev brought climbers back from the edge of certain death.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Mountaineering accidents -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Sound recordings.
Mountain Madness (Firm). Everest Expedition (1996)
Boukreev, Anatoli.
Mountaineering -- Search and rescue operations -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Sound recordings.
Added Author DeWalt, G. Weston.
James, Lloyd.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781481577892 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1481577891 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10025857
Patron reviews: add a review
Click for more information
EAUDIOBOOK
No one has rated this material

You can...
Also...
- Find similar reads
- Add a review
- Sign-up for Newsletter
- Suggest a purchase
- Can't find what you want?
More Information