Curry Hotel is the setting for this story that takes place in the 1920s. I love that Tracie Peterson set it in a real place, at a real time, for a historical fiction story about something of which I would not otherwise know. 186 more words
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On a slope where if you fall you die, Czech mountaineer Pavel Michut met his end on Friday.
The 45-year-old from the village of Hutisko Solanec fell to his death, the National Park Service reported, while trying to ski the Messner Couloir, an almost mile-long chute that drops from near 19,000 feet on Mount Denali to the 14,200-foot camp on the West Buttress route. 448 more words