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The Resource After the wind : 1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story, Lou Kasischke

After the wind : 1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story, Lou Kasischke

Label
After the wind : 1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story
Title
After the wind
Title remainder
1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story
Statement of responsibility
Lou Kasischke
Title variation
After the wind
Title variation remainder
tragedy on Everest : one survivor's story
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. Now he tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before - including why the climbers were desperately late and out of time. His personal story, captured in the title AFTER THE WIND, tells about the intense moments near the top. These moments also revealed the love story that saved his life
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OCO
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
After the wind : 1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story, Lou Kasischke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note to reader -- Dilemma at noon -- Ritual -- Story I can tell -- Last supper -- Katmandu and 1995 -- Into the Khumbu -- Base camp: 17,500 feet -- Leadership team -- Big picture -- Khumbu icefall -- Same day decision -- Sandy back home: May 4 -- Before first light -- Lhotse face -- Suffering -- Slow death -- South Col -- Decisions at high camp -- Above the South Col -- Balcony -- Up the ridge -- I can do this -- After the wind -- Burning daylight -- Out of time -- One hour later -- Crossing paths and into the clouds -- Sandy back home: May 10 -- Blinded by light -- Down into darkness -- Some are dead: most are missing -- End of day: May 11 -- My deepest darkness -- Roar of rage -- Dead guy is still alive -- Blinded by tears -- Sandy back home: May 13 -- Evening and the mourning -- Hedge -- On my way back home -- Back home: May 18 -- Last climb -- Mountaineering experiences -- About the author
Control code
ocn891206501
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 317 pages
Isbn
9781940877006
Lccn
2015413526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Ingram
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)891206501
Label
After the wind : 1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story, Lou Kasischke
Publication
Note
Title from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note to reader -- Dilemma at noon -- Ritual -- Story I can tell -- Last supper -- Katmandu and 1995 -- Into the Khumbu -- Base camp: 17,500 feet -- Leadership team -- Big picture -- Khumbu icefall -- Same day decision -- Sandy back home: May 4 -- Before first light -- Lhotse face -- Suffering -- Slow death -- South Col -- Decisions at high camp -- Above the South Col -- Balcony -- Up the ridge -- I can do this -- After the wind -- Burning daylight -- Out of time -- One hour later -- Crossing paths and into the clouds -- Sandy back home: May 10 -- Blinded by light -- Down into darkness -- Some are dead: most are missing -- End of day: May 11 -- My deepest darkness -- Roar of rage -- Dead guy is still alive -- Blinded by tears -- Sandy back home: May 13 -- Evening and the mourning -- Hedge -- On my way back home -- Back home: May 18 -- Last climb -- Mountaineering experiences -- About the author
Control code
ocn891206501
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 317 pages
Isbn
9781940877006
Lccn
2015413526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Ingram
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)891206501

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