By Beck Weathers, Stephen G. Michaud
With a brand new preface by means of the writer • As featured within the upcoming movie Everest, starring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, and Jake Gyllenhaal
“I can let you know that a few strength inside me rejected loss of life on the final second after which guided me, blind and stumbling—quite actually a useless guy walking—into camp and the shaky commence of my go back to life.”
In 1996 Beck Weathers and a mountain climbing staff driven towards the summit of Mount Everest. Then a hurricane exploded at the mountain, ripping the crew to shreds, forcing courageous males to scratch and move slowly for his or her lives. Rescuers who reached Weathers observed that he was once loss of life, and left him. Twelve hours later, the inexplicable happened. Weathers seemed, blinded, gloveless, and caked with ice—walking down the mountain. during this strong memoir, now that includes a brand new Preface, Weathers describes not just his break out from hypothermia and the murderous typhoon that killed 8 climbers, however the trip of his lifestyles. this can be the tale of a man’s path to a perilous game and a fateful day trip, in addition to the line of restoration he has traveled because; of survival within the face of sure demise, the reclaiming of a family members and a existence; and of the main striking experience of all: discovering the braveness to claim convinced while lifestyles deals us a moment chance.
Praise for Left for Dead
“Riveting . . . [a] impressive survival tale . . . Left for Dead takes a protracted, serious examine mountain climbing: Weathers is especially candid approximately how the difficult activity altered and strained his relationships.”—USA Today
“Ultimately, this engrossing story depicts the trouble of a man’s fight to reform his life.”—Publishers Weekly
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