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At the Mercy of the Mountains: True Stories of Survival and Tragedy in New York's Adirondacks

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2009

    Decent read, but a blend of fact and fiction

    Everyone loves a good adventure story and this book has quite a few. Sadly, the author makes a lot of erroneous assumptions based on information gathered. I was very familiar with a couple of the stories already, and personally involved with one so was pretty disappointed in those in particular. Since the shorts are all based on true events, I guess the "true stories" billing is technically correct. Writing style is fairly average. Might be a good book to read on your morning commute.

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