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Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska

Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska

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by Larry Kaniut, Brian Sostrom
     
 

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Alaska's best-known storyteller offers 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

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Alaska's best-known storyteller offers 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945397618
Publisher:
Epicenter Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
725,464
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.

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