Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident

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Chronicle Books, 22.10.2013 - 288 Seiten
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New York Times bestseller! — What happened that night on Dead Mountain?

The mystery of Dead Mountain: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident—unexplained violent injuries, signs that they cut open and fled the tent without proper clothing or shoes, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers, and elevated levels of radiation found on some of their clothes—have led to decades of speculation over what really happened.

As gripping and bizarre as Hunt for the Skin Walker: This New York Times bestseller, Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident, is a gripping work of literary nonfiction that delves into the mystery of Dead Mountain through unprecedented access to the hikers' own journals and photographs, rarely seen government records, dozens of interviews, and the author's retracing of the hikers' fateful journey in the Russian winter.

You'll love this real-life tale: Dead Mountain is a fascinating portrait of young adventurers in the Soviet era, and a skillful interweaving of the hikers' narrative, the investigators' efforts, and the author's investigations. Here for the first time is the real story of what happened that night on Dead Mountain.

 

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Nutzerbericht  - ErickaS - LibraryThing

Highly recommended I won't give a review of the events, as several reviewers have already done so, but I will tell you WHY you should read this book: Donnie Eichar was relentless in his research ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - t1bnotown - LibraryThing

This book is about not only the mystery of the Dyatlov Pass, but also the author's journey to investigate it. The book read fast- there's a big mystery and I really wanted to know the answer, but I ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Donnie Eichar is a Florida native brought up among a family of storytellers. He's an acclaimed director and producer of film and television who recently produced MTV's groundbreaking documentary series The Buried Life. He lives in Malibu, California.

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