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Brief about Jon Krakauer: By info that we know Jon Krakauer was born at 1954-04-12. And also Jon Krakauer is American Writer.

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Almost every magazine piece I've ever written, I felt like I haven't done it justice, like it was just a gloss.

Tags: Almost, Done, Justice

Heaven, for me, is one focused project - it's like a weird form of autism.

Tags: Focused, Heaven, Weird

I love being outdoors, being in the mountains and the desert, and my wife enjoys that too. That's one of the things that sustain our relationship.

Tags: Love, Mountains, Wife

I never studied writing, but I'd always been a reader and had a secret fantasy about being a writer.

Tags: Secret, Writer, Writing

I think part of the appeal of Antarctica is experiencing some sort of power, the forces of the natural world.

Tags: Forces, Natural, Power

I'm intrigued by fanatics - people who are seduced by the promise, or the illusion, of the absolute.

Tags: Fanatics, Illusion, Promise

Military investigations are designed not to find anyone guilty.

Tags: Anyone, Guilty, Military

Once you believe that God is speaking directly to you, there is no discussion.

Tags: God, Once, Speaking

Short form media is reductionist by nature.

Tags: Media, Nature, Short

There is nothing glamorous or romantic about war. It's mostly about random pointless death and misery.

Tags: Death, Romantic, War

When I start any book, I have no idea what I'm going to do.

Tags: Book, Idea, Start

Antarctica has this mythic weight. It resides in the collective unconscious of so many people, and it makes this huge impact, just like outer space. It's like going to the moon.

Tags: Makes, Moon, Space

Antarctica is a very alien environment, and you can't survive here more than minutes if you're not equipped properly and doing the right thing all the time.

Tags: Here, Survive, Time

The thing that is most beautiful about Antarctica for me is the light. It's like no other light on Earth, because the air is so free of impurities. You get drugged by it, like when you listen to one of your favorite songs. The light there is a mood-enhancing substance.

Tags: Beautiful, Free, Light
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