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

ISBN-10: 1599213044

ISBN-13: 9781599213040

Edition: 2008

Authors: Peter Bronski

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In this compelling book, award-winning adventure writer and former Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue team member Peter Bronski chronicles true stories of survival and tragedy, from famous historical cases during the early 20th century, to modern tales of harrowing struggle in the mountains and wilderness.nbsp; Extensively researched, these gripping tales pull together historical accounts, first-hand interviews, previously untold stories and expert analysis to retrace each misadventure
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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 2/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Peter Bronski is the coauthor of Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking and Artisanal Gluten-Free Cupcakes and founder of the blog No Gluten, No Problem. Despite his celiac disease, he enjoys adventure sports, is a former Xterra off-road triathlon U.S. national championship competitor, and is currently an ultramarathoner.

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