Death In the West : Fatal Stories from America's Last Frontiers (Paperback)

Author: Becker, Chris

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Flash floods, avalanches, lightning strikes, cougar attacks--these wilderness dangers give a new meaning to the moniker Wild West. The true, and horrifying, tales recounting the misfortune of both tenderfooted tourists and seasoned adventurers will make anyone who is unprepared think twice before venturing out into the western landscape. Alluring as it is, the West is rife with vagaries that can turn a pleasant outing into a final outing for those ill equipped to face harsh conditions and rugged terrain. Even experienced wilderness experts fall victim to the West''s canyons, rivers, deserts, mountains, and wildlife. The price of foolish mistakes made in this forbidding landscape is not coming back alive. In this gripping book, the author goes beyond just telling the grisly tales of adventure gone wrong. A hindsight narrative offers insight into why these fun-seekers lost their lives and what measures could have been taken to prevent.Death in the West.

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Publisher Northland Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780873588935
SKU 203436885
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0873588932
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0209
Publisher Northland Publishing
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