Hell's Half Mile
River Runners' Tales of Hilarity and Misadventure
Edited by Wilderness Guide Writer Michael Engelhard
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Hell's Half Mile by Wilderness Guide Writer Michael Engelhard
Book DescriptionA collection of 27 tales from river runners and outdoors writers about rafting trips gone wrong. These stories range from the hilarious to the horrifying: men overboard, capsized boats, bear attacks, whirlpools and waves that whiten the hair, and tourist encounters that are even worse. Includes excellent writing from Pete Fromm, John Nichols, Edward Abbey, R.M. Patterson, Craig Childs, Brad Dimock and other well-known outdoors writers. The collection is one-third previously published pieces and two-thirds new material.Michael Engelhard is an anthropologist and an outdoors instructor. He writes natural history and travel pieces for Northern Lights, Plateau Journal, Wild Earth and other publi-cations. He lives in Moab, Utah.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781891369476
Paperback / softback
(228mm x 161mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Breakaway Books
Publisher: Breakaway Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Wilderness Guide Writer Michael Engelhard
Michael Engelhard writes incendiary natural history and travel pieces for Redrock Wilderness, Terra, Plateau Journal, Northern Lights Magazine, and ISLE. His essay collection, Where the Rain Children Sleep, was published in Spring 2004.
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