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  • Anglais Into the wild

    Jon Krakauer

    Examines the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later. This book explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind ...

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  • An acclaimed tale of adventure and number-one <IT>New York Times <RO>best-seller recounts the most perilous season in the history of Mount Everest, leading readers up the world's tallest mountain and exploring Everest's continual if deadly attraction. Reprint....

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  • A portrait of Chris McCandless chronicles his decision to withdraw from society and adopt the persona of Alexander Supertramp, offering insight into his beliefs about the wilderness and his tragic death in the Alaskan wilderness....

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  • Anglais Into Thin Air

    Jon Krakauer

    The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived....

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  • This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.Pat Tillman walked away from a multimilliondollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of post9/11 patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan two years l...

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  • Where Men Win Glory is a profoundly eloquent and affecting account of heroism - a millionaire sports star who gave it all up after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, to fight for his country with the US Army in Afghanistan: only to be killed by one of his own platoon. The gripping story of the life and ...

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  • Anglais EIGER DREAMS

    Jon Krakauer

    Originally published in 1990 by the American publishers, Lyons and Burford, a collection of writings on mountaineering and the culture of climbing. It includes first-hand accounts of expeditions made by the author, who also wrote INTO THE WILD and INTO THIN AIR....

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  • Brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty insist they were commanded to kill by God. Here, Jon Krakauer provides a riveting account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets....

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  • Anglais UNDER BANNER OF HEAVEN

    Jon Krakauer

    This text provides an account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets. At the core of the book is a double murder committed by a pair of brothers, Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they were commanded to kill by God....

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