What are the best books by Jon Krakauer?

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    #1Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

    Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
    Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman is written by Jon Krakauer as a biography on the life of Pat Tillman. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2009 by Doubleday Books.


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    Andrew Richardson
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "One of the more interesting non fictions out there. The story of Pat Tillman. You will learn so much and appreciate what a great man he was. You'll also be sad. Sad that such an amazing man is now gone."
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    #2Into the Wild

    Into the Wild

    Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a non-fiction book about a young man named Christopher Johnson McCandless who left everything he had to start a new life. Months after, his body was found and his unforgettable death will be uncovered. This book was printed in 14 languages.


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    Louis Valdez
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Into the Wild is the story of Christopher McCandless and most people will be familiar with the movie by the same name. It's a great story of adventure and allows the reader to transport themselves into another place. McCandless is a controversial topic among outdoorspeople but I thought the book was a great read. "
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    #3Into Thin Air

    Into Thin Air

    Into Thin Air is Jon Krakauer's firsthand depiction of the May 1996 Mt. Everest disaster. With a balanced take on the characters and a colorful depiction of the weather that shaped the event, Krakauer won an Academy Award in Literature in 1999. 


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    Bruce Perez
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "I first heard about this account from a friend who told me the story as if he was there because he had read the book. He described how 8 climbers died from a climbing expedition at Mt. Everest that should not have been. The story was intriguing that I have been dying to read it. I believe it is one of Jon Krakauer’s best so far. Although I have not read it yet, I think from the reviews I have read and the account given to me, it is surely going to give the reader value for every page opened. "
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    #4Under The Banner of Heaven

    Under The Banner of Heaven

    This bestseller book by Jon Krakauer is a lucid and even funny book that is a fresh view on the Mormon fundamentalism and the history of Ron and Dan Lafferty, who were convinced that they were commanded to kill in the name of God. 


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    Janet Little
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "One of the most shocking accounts of the development of a major denomination I can imagine. I found it so disturbing that I actually started a book group so I'd have some people to discuss it with. Well researched and written with all the flair of a novel."
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    #5Eiger Dreams

    Eiger Dreams

    Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains is a non-fiction adventure mountaineering documentary book written by Jon Krakauer. First published in 1990, this book is published in 1997 by Anchor.


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    Julie Carter
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This book has a lot of information about mountain climbing. I was not completely interested in this book though. I think some people would like it a lot, especially men."
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    Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town is a non-fiction true crime documentary book written by Jon Krakauer. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2015 by Doublesday.


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    Raymond Cole
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Missoula is a book that takes a look at the issue of sexual assault on campuses and it doesn't just tip toe around the surface of the subject. Missoula gets deep and gritty with the reality that many women and some men face in college life."
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    #7Improve Your Energy

    Improve Your Energy

    Improve Your Energy: Dealing With Problems is a non-fiction self-help inspirational book written by Jon Krakauer. This book is published on 25th December 2014 by Createspace.


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    Sun Su
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Let me preface this by saying that I am a low energy kind of guy. I know not to judge a book by its cover, but there is no way that I could possibly do the yoga position on the cover. I don't think that this would be beneficial to me."


Best What are the best books by Jon Krakauer
1Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat TillmanBooks 14 Paid
2Into the WildBooks 11 Paid
3Into Thin AirBooks 11 Paid
4Under The Banner of HeavenBooks 7 Paid
5Eiger DreamsBooks 5 Paid
6MissoulaBooks 3 Paid
7Improve Your EnergyBooks 1 Paid

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