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    • The Climb

    • By: Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston DeWalt
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277

    The Climb is a true, gripping, and thought-provoking 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...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read to understand 1996 Everest disaster.

    • By Sona Vavrouskova on 03-16-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Climb

    • Tragic Ambitions on Everest
    • By: Anatoli Boukreev
    • Narrated by: Richard Davidson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Anatoli Boukreev’s first-hand account of the worst human disaster in the history of Mt. Everest will hold listeners spellbound. A top-rated guide and high altitude climber, Boukreev dictated the raw and powerful details of this ill-fated trek from memories and notes recorded just five days after the catastrophe. In May of 1996, 33 people went up the mountain, but only 28 returned. As two commercial expeditions climbed the world’s highest peak, poor planning, miscommunication, and an unpredictable blizzard conspired to defeat them.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • No Hype. Pure facts.

    • By P. Grech on 07-29-15

    Regular price: $27.99