After the Wind

After the Wind

1996 Everest Tragedy : One Survivor's Story

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1996 Mount Everest TragedyOne Survivor’s Story10 May 1996 is the date of the most historic tragedy in Mount Everest history. Eight climbers died. Lou Kasischke was there. He lived that story.The setting is mountain climbing. The climbing events and the forces of nature were at the extreme, especially when things went wrong. The drama near the summit was high.But the crux of the story has much in common with everyday life. This was Lou’s struggle with himself 400 feet from the summit, when he faced a tough decision and conflicting internal voices about what to do. The story is an example of how and where to go for the guidance and strength needed in such moments.Lou tells the story about what happened and what went wrong. But Lou’s personal story is more than about being there. It’s also about his long aftermath journey to understand his experience, to find meaning in it, and to find guidance from it for his future goals and challenges.The story is both sad and triumphant.
The story of one survivor from the fatally tragic 1996 Mt. Everest expedition.

Publisher: Harbor Springs, MI :, Good Hart Publishing,, [2014]
Description: xv, 310 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781940877006
Branch Call Number: 796.522 Kas


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