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After The Wind: 1996 Everest Tragedy --- One Survivor's Story

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After The Wind: 1996 Everest Tragedy --- One Survivor's Story

Near the top of Mount Everest, on May 10, 1996, eight climbers died. At the time, it was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. AFTER THE WIND tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before --- including why the climbers were so desperately out of time as the rogue storm struck. His personal story, captured in the title AFTER THE WIND, tells about the intense moments near the top. These moments also revealed the love story that saved his life.

Click here to see the 10 book group winners selected to each receive 10 copies of the book and the 25 winners selected to receive one copy of the book.

After the Wind: Tragedy on Everest --- One Survivor's Story
by Lou Kasischke

  • Publication Date: October 20, 2015
  • Genres: Memoir, Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Good Hart Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1940877032
  • ISBN-13: 9781940877037


The following 10 book group winners each received 10 copies of the book for their group:

Deann from Denver, CO
Dian from Hiawatha, IA
Karen from Goodyear, AZ
Lori from Rockville, MD
Miriam from Madisonville, LA
Pam from Waukesha, WI
Pat from Lynbrook, NY
Peggy from Fairview, MT
Sandra from Santa Monica, CA
Terri from Stockbridge, GA
The following 25 winners each received one copy of the book:
Annette from Lancaster, NY
Barbara from Standish, ME
Carolyn from Freeport, IL
Cathy from Somerville, NJ
Darlene from Southampton, PA
Debbie from Fort Wayne, IN
Debbie from Waterville, OH
Jessica from Kenilworth, IL
Joan from Milwaukee, WI
Joyce from Clearwater, GA
Karen from Painesville, OH
Karen from Reedville, VA
Katharine from Long Beach, CA
Kathy from Latrobe, PA
Laureen from Shorewood, IL
Linda from Machesney Park, IL
Lynne from Virginia Beach, VA
Marcia from Ackley, IA
Marjorie from Manilla, IN
Mary from Neosho, WI
Paula from Germantown, TN
Rosemary from Bloomington, IN
Ruth from Arlington, VA
Sandra from Greenfield, MA
Sharon from Manhattan, KS