Eclectic Curiosity

Posted on November 18th, 2002, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

“I never studied writing but I’d always been a reader and had a secret fantasy about being a writer,” says Jon Krakauer, authour of the gripping 1996 Mount Everest tragedy book Into Thin Air, in an interesting interview with Bold Type in 1997. The interview covers his development as a writer as well as his feelings about climbing after his fateful trip above 29,000 feet. (Further debates on some of the claims in his book and others’ that followed can be found here at Salon).

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