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Dead lucky

Lincoln Hall

Dead lucky

life after death on Mount Everest

by Lincoln Hall

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Published by Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hall, Lincoln, -- 1955-,
  • Mountaineers -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Mountaineering accidents -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal),
  • Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLincoln Hall.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.92.H3235 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21885767M
    ISBN 109781585426461
    LC Control Number2008006676

    The story then breaks into two strands: the reaction to the news of his death back in Australia, and a vivid description of the hallucinatory power of altitude sickness as Hall made it through the night. The book is explicit, factual, and comprehensive—and with occasional gruesome details, not for the faint-of-heart. Four journalists passed their deadline one day, and their obits filled a whole corner of the paper. January 1, Beth Lincoln Hall climbed Mt. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Such an enjoyable read.

    Later he would make a full recovery. He was confused, but he did it. Being a mountain climber for most of his life, he is extremely athletic and adventurous with a humble personality helping him gain many friends over his years of climbing. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

    See it. I suppose I found this story so gripping because you would never find me anywhere near Mt. The book is very well written. He makes the summit but on the way down, just below the summit things began to go very wrong. January 1, ej cullen Man climbs Mt.


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I clipped them all. Hall was struck by cerebral oedema - high-altitude sickness - in the aptly named 'death zone'.

For me it was an added bonus that I had been familiar with some of the mountaineers who showed up in the book. He spent an entire chapter talking about the absolute devastation he caused, to people he'd met one or two times no less, upon his "death.

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Just as fascinating as his hallucinations are the conclusions they inspire in retrospect. Hall, an experienced climber who hadn't attempted a major climb for over 20 years, had mixed feelings about the climb but wanted to prove he could do it after turning back from Everest's summit years ago due to dangerous conditions.

But once he started in on the incident where he's left for dead just below the summit of Everest, it's Dead lucky book gripping tale.

Lincoln Hall likes to say that on the evening of May 25, he died on Everest. You'd be amazed how easy these are to collect. Many of us took the plunge yesterday. It is also a book about hypoxia induced hallucinations on a mountain known to kill people.

He details his thoughts, his suffering, and his gratitude at surviving. I felt it might be interesting to get the survivor's story from the man himself and I was right! Thus, the nominal villain of the piece is in ways more admirable than the poor victims he will set upon.

He made the summit without too many problems, but almost immediately on the climb down he began suffering from the effects of exhaustion and altitude sickness, and collapsed. When he was given the OK to continue on his own attempt, he set off with high hopes.

Although Hall gave adequate background information about his life, his mountaineering experience, and his run-ins with famous mountaineers, I wish he would have included more information about others on the mountain with him.

In this page-turning account of survival against all odds, Hall chronicles in fascinating detail the days and nights that led up to his fateful night in Mount Everest's "death zone. Now on to reading "The Climb" and watching the Everes I may or may not have read this in 5hrs.

He has written several books in the Mountain Climbing genre and is quite well known among these Mountaineering types. By this time Hall was unresponsive, and to all intents and purposes dead.

It becomes apparent quite early on that he will throw anyone under the bus if it meant him looking better, and this includes media interviews upon his return. At that altitude, it is difficult to rescue someone who is dead weight.

Despite losing some fingers and toes, somehow survives to tell the story. I thrilled recently to a pair of obituaries for Paul Winchell, the voice of Tigger in Pooh, and John Fiedler, the voice of Piglet in Pooh; the two had gone silent a day apart.

I sort of have a knack for poorly presenting my work in public. After that I found the story stronger.

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An easy read that you don't really want to put down until you are done with it. I really think it is sort of lucky for want of a better way of putting it when a writer gets stuck in these sort of situations think Jon Krakauer.

I enjoy mountaineering books, and although this wasn't my favorite book, I did like reading it. Hall turned back from the summit in '84, so when he was offered a role in the team of a person attempting to be the youngest to complete the Seven Summits inhe jumped at the chance.A great Welcome Bonus and Weekly Offers.

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