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5 edition of Jon Krakauer"s Adventure on Mount Everest found in the catalog.

Jon Krakauer"s Adventure on Mount Everest

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation - Miscellaneous,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepa,
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Krakauer, Jon,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Mountaineering accidents,
  • Mountaineering expeditions,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10952592M
    ISBN 100613587804
    ISBN 109780613587808


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