A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve
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About Anita Shreve

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Anita Shreve grew up in Dedham, Massachusetts (just outside Boston), the eldest of three daughters. After graduating from Tufts University, she taught high school for a number of years in and around Boston. Anita Shreve is the author of the international bestseller The Pilot's Wife, which was a selection of Oprah's Book Club. She also authored the acclaimed novels: Eden Close, Strange Fits of Passion, Where or When, Resistance, The Weight of Water (a finalist for the prestigious Orange Prize) and Fortune's Rocks. She lives in New England. In 1998, Shreve received the PEN/L. L. Winship Award and the New England Book Award for fiction. In 2010 her book, Rescue, made the New York Times bestseller list.
 
Published August 25, 2009 by Little, Brown and Company. 320 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction
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The presentation of African English is fairly one-dimensional ("The wind is taking them away"), and there is a constant tendency to give facts and figures in an encyclopaedic fashion ("Since the last trip, Margaret had learned that half of all AMS [acute mountain sickness] deaths in the world occ...

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Halfway across the glacier – the ascent is described in nightmarish detail – one of the party is killed.

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The Telegraph

In a brief final section, Margaret makes peace with Mount .

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Bookin With Sunny.

The title itself expresses the tension well, because a change in altitude might also be a change in attitude.

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