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I think I ve enjoyed every book that Jon Krakauer has written Classic Krakauer is a choice sampling of his work It helps that he has climbed mountains and had enough adventures to understand the persons and subjects that he covers The chapter on Mark Foo was especially engaging for me, since I live less than a mile from Maverick s, and know some of those he writes about Krakauer s use of descriptive words is extravagant, which makes his storytelling a joy to read The chapter about children s boot camps was a chilling, and a warning for parents I m looking forward to his next publication. An excellent collection of nonfiction articles, ranging widely in topic but all having something to do with the outdoors and being in nature Some are uplifting and some are sad, but all seem very well researched.Jon Krakauer is my favorite nonfiction author This reminds me of a collection of short stories, only they are all true stories Highly recommended Classic Krakauer is really the best description for this book as well If you re a fan, you ll love this It s a compilation of several of his earlier articles and essays on the usual interesting subjects he tackles in his books, and in the usual depth and exploration he s known for Another reviewer said the only thing that could make this book better would be articles, and I would agree. This collection of previously published essays is, indeed, classic Krakauer In them, he transports the reader to various locales many of them alpine while also turning a phrase about the local subject that brings questions about the broader world to mind Thoughtful, thought provoking, and entertaining. Krakauer is one of the authors in my reading life who can never write enough to suit me.Wish this was twice as long. I loved this book but Jon Krakauer could write about plain snow and I d be interested He brings to life adventure but he also gets us into the heads of the adventurers His writing shows his passion for adventure and I ve always lived vicariously through his writing about mountains or fires or anything Some say it s just a collection of his articles So what It s a great read. A remarkable collection of Krakauer s essays over the years I laughed, I cried it was quite a collection Well done &Book ☆ Classic Krakauer: 'Mark Foo's Last Ride,' 'After the Fall,' and Other Essays from the Vault ☛ From The Best Selling Author Of Missoula And Into The Wild A Selection Of The Singular Investigative Journalism That Made Krakauer Famous, Covering Topics From Avalanches On Mt Everest To A Volcano In Washington State From A Wilderness Therapy Program For Teens To An Extraordinary Cave In New Mexico So Unearthly That Is Used By NASA To Better Understand Mars In These Fascinating Essays First Published In The Pages Of The New Yorker,Outside, Smithsonian, And Rolling Stone, Among Others Jon Krakauer Shows Why He Is Considered One Of The Finest Investigative Journalists Of Our Time The Articles, Gathered Together Here For The First Time, Take Us From An Otherworldly Cave In New Mexico To The Heights Of Mt Everest From The Foot Of The Volcano Mt Ranier To The Gates Of The Arctic In Alaska From The Notebook Of One Fred Becky, Who Has Catalogued The Greatest Unclimbed Mountaineering Routes On The Planet, To The Last Days Of Legendary Surfer Mark Foo These Extraordinary Articles Are Unified By The Author S Passion For Nature And Unrelenting Search For Truth I like Krakauer s writing so it was fun and interesting to read essays I haven t seen before One thing that would have made it much better would have been to have the original publication date under the title of each story instead of at the end This matters because a lot has changed in the last 30 years concerning technology and culture, and I found myself distracted by questions about such things as I was reading Having the publication date at the beginning would have let me put my mind in that place instead of wondering while I was reading. I think I ve enjoyed every book that Jon Krakauer has written Classic Krakauer is a choice sampling of his work It helps that he has climbed mountains and had enough adventures to understand the persons and subjects that he covers The chapter on Mark Foo was especially engaging for me, since I live less than a mile from Maverick s, and know some of those he writes about Krakauer s use of descriptive words is extravagant, which makes his storytelling a joy to read The chapter about children s boot camps was a chilling, and a warning for parents I m looking forward to his next publication.