Secret Knowledge of Water There Are Two Easy Ways to Die in the Desert: Thirst and Drowning

ISBN-10: 0316610690

ISBN-13: 9780316610698

Edition: 2002

Authors: Craig Childs
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Description: Deserts are environments that can be inhospitable even to seasoned explorers. Craig Childs has spent years in the deserts of the American West, and his treks through arid lands in search of water reveal the natural world at its most extreme.

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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Craig Childs is a river guide, a field instructor in natural history, an adventurer, & a writer. His other books include "Crossing Paths: Uncommon Encounters with Animals in the Wild" (Sasquatch). He camps in the backcountry of the American West at least nine months of the year, usually living in the back of his truck, out of a river vessel, or from his backpack. He hasn't had a phone in ten years.

Introduction--First Waters
Ephemeral Water
Maps of Water Holes
Water That Waits
Water that Moves
Seep
The Source
The Acts of Desert Streams
Fierce Water
The Sacrifice of Children
Carrying Away the Land
Chubasco
Haunted Canyon
Flood at Kanab
Fear of God
Following the Water Down
Epilogue--The Arrival
Bibliography
Index
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