To the Rescue!: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival (Paperback)

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"We live, as we dream -- alone..." Sometimes our inner isolation is alleviated; in the aftermath of a cataclysmic event, rescuer and rescued meet, and loneliness is bridged. This book of true stories shows ordinary people in extraordinary events -- a ski accident, a missing child, thrilling sea rescues -- that take place from snow-bound Labrador to the coast of California. It is about the lives of rescuers who search for life's meaning while engaging in deeds of heroism and compassion. It is about the aftermath of rescue. There are stories from each Canadian provinces and from the United States. Each is a story of action and inspiration.

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Publisher Dundurn Group
Mfg Part# 9781550025613
SKU 31062201
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1550025619
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note "We live, as we dream - alone..." Sometimes our inner isolation is alleviated; in the aftermath of a cataclysmic event, rescuer and rescued meet, and loneliness is bridged. This book of true stories shows ordinary people in extraordinary events - a ski accident, a missing child, thrilling sea rescues - that take place from snow-bound Labrador to the coast of California. It is about the lives of rescuers who search for life's meaning while engaging in deeds of heroism and compassion. It is about the aftermath of rescue. There are stories from each Canadian provinces and from the United States. Each is a story of action and inspiration.
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Number of Pages 0248
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