Shook: An Earthquake, a Legendary Mountain Guide, and Everest's Deadliest Day

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Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
University of New Mexico Press
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
7.5 X 8.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780826361943
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About the Author

Jennifer Hull is a New Mexico-based writer, a former middle school teacher, and a former adjunct professor at University of New Mexico-Taos.

Reviews

"Hull deftly connects previous ascents and deadly moments to the day when the storied mountain quaked with a full contingency of climbers clinging to its perilous facade."--James McGrath Morris, author of The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a Friendship Made and Lost in War
"Meticulously researched and written in vigorous, fast-paced prose, Shook is a real-life adventure that is engrossing, informative, and rattling."--David Wright, coauthor of Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers


"An eloquent, humane, and gripping narrative of the tragedy, well-researched and beautifully written."--Douglas Preston, best-selling author of The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
"This is a book that reveals details even the most ardent Everest follower will find new and interesting. Highly recommended."--Alan Arnette
"Shook is a fascinating true adventure story coupled with an account of Mount Everest's allure and danger."--Jeff Fleischer, Foreword Reviews