Within Reach: My Everest Story

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Scholastic Canada, Limited, 1998 - Mountaineering - 224 pages
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In May 1996 the media scrambled to document the gripping story of sixteen-year-old Mark Pfetzer's expedition to Mount Everest. Not only was he the youngest climber ever to attempt the summit, he also witnessed the tragedy documented in Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air, in which eight climbers perished in a sudden storm. Within Reach is Mark's extraordinary account of this experience and of his triumphs over several other challenging peaks. At once triumphant and tragic, this story will be an inspiration to climbers, athletes, and armchair enthusiasts alike.

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User Review  - kgd7966 - Overstock.com

I enjoyed this book and hope to use it in either a middle school English or high school English as a Second Language unit next year. Wish Id had it when I studenttaught ESL this past semester! Read full review

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User Review  - kpickett - LibraryThing

I was a big fan of Into Thin Air and this happens at the same time as that story. The story is mostly an autobiography of a 16-year-old who attempts the Everest summit. Great for anyone who likes outdoor sports and adventure! Read full review


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