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Defying death in the mountains
|Statement||Rob Shone ; illustrated by Nick Spender.|
|Series||Graphic survival stories|
|Contributions||Spender, Nik, ill.|
|LC Classifications||GV200 .S53 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781435835320, 9781615328666, 9781615328680|
|LC Control Number||2009041568|
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Mountains have a harsh climate that is a deadly challenge for even the hardiest of humans. This dramatically illustrated book presents true stories of survival in the extreme conditions of the peaks Defying Death in the Mountains (Graphic Survival Stories): Shone, Rob, Spender, Nick: : Books.
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Defying death in the mountains. [Rob Shone] -- Three stories of survival in the mountains. Includes an introduction to the habitat, maps, survival tips and summaries of other life-or-death. Defying death in the mountains. [Rob Shone; Nik Spender] -- In graphic novel format, presents three incidents in which people had to survive after being lost in the mountains.
Also offers survival tips and three additional descriptions of true survival. This title looks at extreme tales of survival in rocky, isolated mountain regions. We encounter Aron Ralston, who faces a life or death decision when he becomes trapped in the Blue John Canyon, Utah and the survivors of flight /5(3).
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Details Published Format New Used; Defying Death in the Mountains. by Rob Shone (Hardcover) Jan, Hardcover: Being refreshed Being. Death in the Mountains: The True Story of a Tuscan Murder. "This is the true story of the murder of Artemio Bruni, a peasant farmer in the mountains of Casentino, north-eastern Tuscany, in the winter of Artemio was my husband's great-grandfather.
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Roland Smith has captured the ever elusive thoughts and feelings of a teenaged boy who journals his thoughts, life and experiences on his climb up Mt.
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The mystery of Dead Mountain: In Februarya group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain.
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Ivy is a normal girl with a family who loves nature and hiking. One day something goes wrong and Ivy’s world is turned around.
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China is known for its crazy bridges, but this one might be the most its own, the East Taihang Glasswalk—a 3, foot tall glass-bottomed walkway in the towering mountains Author: Lew Blank.
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If heights give you the heebie-jeebies, you may want to keep your eyes wide shut during the opening scene of ”Mission: Impossible 2” (in theaters…Author: Liane Bonin.
Defying death to conquer the Appalachian Trail. Close. and six months later, as the hike came to an end, he left the rest on Springer Mountain in Georgia. “One final hike together,” said Johnson, who adopted the trail name Anubis, the Egyptian god of burials and the afterlife.
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Their bravery is astonishing--a schoolgirl beheaded by the Gestapo for distributing anti-Nazi fliers; a German American teacher who smuggled military intel to Soviet agents, becoming the only American.
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Every book page contains useful information for your book group including book club questions. At the bottom of the page you will also find useful links, all in one place. A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest starring a homeless teenager from Boston who just might be a shaman.
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But in time, even death-defying feats can feel dull, and despite its minute runtime, Mountain repeats itself too often. Wide, sweeping shots of mountain. Maggie O'Farrell recounts the multiple times she cheated death in her memoir, I Am, I Am, I Am.
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Zoey Miller lives for her holidays in Aspen. Her time up on the mountain with the Madison Brand: Entangled Publishing, LLC. Saving Mars: Book One in the Saving Mars Series - Ebook written by Cidney Swanson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.
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Coping with ‘Death Awareness’ in the COVID Era. and putting others at risk by defying science. Alex Honnold climbs the sheer faces of mountains.