Over The Edge: Death In Grand Canyon
If you love excitement and adventure, then you will surely enjoy this entertaining collection of stories called Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon.
The authors of this gripping book, Tom Meyers and Michael Ghiglieri, are outdoor veterans with decades of rafting and hiking adventures in Grand Canyon. They compile a fascinating account of 550 people who meet their untimely demise at the Grand Canyon. One of the most famous people in the book is the early explorer, Major John Wesley Powell. In addition, the stories include other early pioneers too like Glen and Bessie Hyde. The authors also note many tourists that visit both the rim and it depths in modern times. The chapters organize by the types of death including death by: falling, environmental factors, flash floods, the Colorado River, air, freak accidents, murder and suicide.
Consequently, this book educates the reader about the history of Grand Canyon and survival. Because in the process of telling tales of unfortunate misadventures, the authors ultimately serve the reader with life savings lessons. Furthermore, these life saving lessons are spiced with a humorous twist on what would otherwise be morbid tales of misfortune.
Do you know what the number one cause of death in Grand Canyon is? It might surprise you! Read this enthralling book to find the answer. Pick this book up from your Red River Sports hostess or order online anytime.