HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

In the Shadow of Denali: Life and Death on…
Loading...

In the Shadow of Denali: Life and Death on Alaska's Mt. McKinley (1994)

by Jonathan Waterman

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
532344,208 (4.05)1
Rising more than 20,000 feet into the Alaskan sky is Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. In this collection of exhilarating narratives, Jonathan Waterman paints an intimate portrait of the white leviathan and brings to life the men and women whose fates have entwined on its sheer icy peak.--From publisher description.… (more)

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Showing 2 of 2
Jonathan Waterman's crisp writing style really carries his book "In the Shadow of Denali" above the level of the typical expedition book. It's clear he loves Denali, the tallest mountain in North America as well as many of the guides and personalities that have climbed up and down its snowy slopes. The book tells the tale of many of Denali's most famous adventurers and a few lesser known friends of Waterman who have been involved in tragic expeditions. Tales are told in a moving and beautiful way, making this book a real joy to read. ( )
  amerynth | Mar 1, 2011 |
Solid, grounded writing on a subject dear to my heart. ( )
  PAFCWoody | Feb 27, 2009 |
Showing 2 of 2
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Chequer'd shadow.
-Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus

To that high Capitol, where kingly Death
Keeps his pale court in beauty and decay,
He came.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Arethusa
Dedication
First words
In 1976, seven friends and I journeyed to Alaska.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.05)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 1
3.5 1
4 7
4.5
5 2

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 141,599,580 books! | Top bar: Always visible