Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest

Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest

Beck Weathers, Stephen G. Michaud


With a brand new preface through 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 demise on the final second after which guided me, blind and stumbling—quite actually a useless guy walking—into camp and the shaky begin of my go back to life.”
 
In 1996 Beck Weathers and a mountaineering workforce driven towards the summit of Mount Everest. Then a hurricane exploded at the mountain, ripping the staff to shreds, forcing courageous males to scratch and move slowly for his or her lives. Rescuers who reached Weathers observed that he used to be demise, and left him. Twelve hours later, the inexplicable happened. Weathers seemed, blinded, gloveless, and caked with ice—walking down the mountain. during this robust memoir, now that includes a brand new Preface, Weathers describes not just his get away from hypothermia and the murderous typhoon that killed 8 climbers, however the trip of his existence. this can be the tale of a man’s path to a deadly game and a fateful day trip, in addition to the line of restoration he has traveled on the grounds that; of survival within the face of yes dying, the reclaiming of a relations and a lifestyles; and of the main awesome event of all: discovering the braveness to assert sure while existence deals us a moment chance.
 
Praise for Left for Dead
 
“Riveting . . . [a] awesome survival tale . . . Left for Dead takes an extended, serious examine mountain climbing: Weathers is very candid approximately how the not easy 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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