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  • Under the Banner of Heaven

    A Story of Violent Faith

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air, This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of these Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Where Men Win Glory

    The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A "gripping book about this extraordinary man who lived passionately and died unnecessarily" (USA Today) in post-9/11 Afghanistan, from the bestselling author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air.In 2002, Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of American patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan two years later, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Into Thin Air

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • "A harrowing tale of the perils of high-altitude climbing, a story of bad luck and worse judgment and of heartbreaking heroism." —PEOPLEA bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. The storm, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Missoula

    Rape and the Justice System in a College Town

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana — stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rapeMissoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a lively social scene, and an excellent football team — ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Three Cups of Deceit

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Greg Mortenson, the bestselling author of Three Cups of Tea, is a man who has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children’s crusader, and he’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. But, as bestselling author Jon Krakauer demonstrates in this extensively researched and penetrating book, he is not all that he appears to be.Based on wide-ranging interviews with former ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Classic Krakauer

    "Mark Foo's Last Ride," "After the Fall," and Other Essays from the Vault

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism.His pieces take us from a horrifying avalanche on Mount Everest to a volcano poised to obliterate a big chunk of Seattle; from a wilderness teen-therapy program run by apparent sadists to an otherworldly cave in New Mexico, studied by NASA ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Into the Wild

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Krakauer’s page-turning bestseller explores a famed missing person mystery while unraveling the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons."Terrifying... Eloquent... A heart-rending drama of human yearning." —New York TimesIn ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Into the Wild

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Narrated by Philip Franklin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 3 min

    In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself..."Terrifying...Eloquent...A heart-rending drama wandering of ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Finding Everett Ruess

    The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer

    by David Roberts ...
    **The definitive biography of Everett Ruess, the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American West and mysterious disappearance in the Utah desert at age twenty have earned him a large and devoted cult following.“Easily one of [Roberts’s] best . . . thoughtful and passionate . . . a compelling portrait of the Ruess myth.”—Outside**Wandering ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Eiger Dreams

    Ventures Among Men and Mountains

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the unique and memorable perspective of one who has battled peaks like K2, Denali, Everest, and, of course, the Eiger. Always with a keen eye, ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • Notes from The Century Before

    A Journal from British Columbia

    In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland’s extraordinary gifts for portraiture—his cast runs from salty prospector to trader, explorer, missionary, and indigenous guide—Notes from the Century Before is a breathtaking mix of anecdote, derring-do, ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • In the Land of White Death

    An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic

    Translated by Alison Anderson ...
    series Modern Library Exploration
    “One helluva read.”—Newsweek • “Gripping.”—Outside • “Spellbinding.”—Associated Press • “Powerful.”—New YorkIn 1912, the Saint Anna, a Russian exploration vessel in search of fertile hunting grounds, was frozen into the polar ice cap, trapping her crew aboard. For nearly a year and a half, they struggled to stay alive. As all hope of rescue faded, they realized their best chance of survival might ... Read more

    $4.99 USD