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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Inc
Publication date December 1, 2000
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780375505959
ISBN-10 0375505954
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Original list price $23.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In 1969, five young men from Montana set out to accomplish what no one had before: to scale the sheer north face of Mt. Cleveland, Glacier National Park's tallest mountain, in winter. Two days later tragedy struck: they were buried in an avalanche so deep that their bodies would not be discovered until the following June. The White Death is the riveting account of that fated climb and of the breathtakingly heroic rescue attempt that ensued.
In the spirit of Peter Matthiessen and John McPhee, McKay Jenkins interweaves a harrowing narrative with an astonishing expanse of relevant knowledge ranging from the history of mountain climbing to the science of snow. Evocative and moving, this fascinating book is a humbling account of man at his most intrepid and nature at its most indomitable.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780375503030
 
1st edition from Random House Inc (February 1, 2000)
9780375503030 | details & prices | 228 pages | 5.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $23.95
About: Tells the story of five young men who were killed by an avalanche while trying to climb Mount Cleveland, and discusses the history of avalanches
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Anchor Books (February 1, 2001)
9780385720779 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $16.00
About: A colorful history of humankind's relationship with a natural disaster explores Hannibal's loss of eighteen thousand men to an avalanche, Austria's use of avalanches as a weapon during World War I, and a recent tragedy that buried five young climbers in Glacier National Park.
Miscellaneous
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With Jan Harrison | from Random House Inc (December 1, 2000)
9780375505959 | details & prices | List price $23.95
This edition also contains Life After the Storm: God Will Carry You Through
About: In 1969, five young men from Montana set out to accomplish what no one had before: to scale the sheer north face of Mt.
Paperback
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from Harvest House Pub (April 1, 2015)
9780736961776 | details & prices | 217 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $12.99
Miscellaneous
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With McKay Jenkins | from Random House Inc (December 1, 2000); titled "The White Death: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone"
9780375505959 | details & prices | List price $23.95
This edition also contains The White Death: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone
About: In 1969, five young men from Montana set out to accomplish what no one had before: to scale the sheer north face of Mt.

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