×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska
     

Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska

5.0 1
by Larry Kaniut, Brian Sostrom (Illustrator)
 

See All Formats & Editions

A chilling collection of survival stories from pilots, hikers, hunters, climbers, boaters, and fishermen who confront their mortality -- and live to tell about it! You will be astonished by the close calls of a young man who clings desperately to life on an iceberg in the lower Susitna River... a woman who struggles frantically to escape the cockpit of a small

Overview

A chilling collection of survival stories from pilots, hikers, hunters, climbers, boaters, and fishermen who confront their mortality -- and live to tell about it! You will be astonished by the close calls of a young man who clings desperately to life on an iceberg in the lower Susitna River... a woman who struggles frantically to escape the cockpit of a small plane sinking beneath the waters of a remote bay in Southeast... the climbers who fight stubbornly to survive as avalanche after avalanche sweeps over them... and the diver who tangles with a giant octopus.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"...one savors the triumph and giddiness of survival when survival seems out of the question."

--General Aviation News & Flyer

"These harrowing experiences will keep you glued to the pages of this book."

--Gannett Newspapers

"Each adventure has its own suspense, spin-tingling action, and lesson to be learned..."

--Capital City Weekly, Juneau, Alaska

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945397618
Publisher:
Epicenter Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
720,591
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.08(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Larry Kaniut, a retired high school teacher living in Anchorage, is author of Alaska Bear Tales and More Alaska Bear Tales, two of Alaska's all-time best-selling books. Learn more at kaniut.com.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews

Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago