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By Lee H. Whittlesey

The chilling tome that introduced a complete style of books concerning the frequently ugly yet continuously tragic methods humans have died in our nationwide parks, this up-to-date version of the vintage contains calamities in Yellowstone from the previous 16 years, together with the notorious grizzly undergo assaults in the summertime of 2011 in addition to a deadly sizzling springs coincidence in 2000. In those money owed, written with sensitivity as cautionary stories approximately what to do and what to not do in a single of our wildest nationwide parks, Whittlesey recounts deaths starting from tragedy to folly—from being stuck in a freak avalanche to the goring of a photographer who simply acquired a bit too on the subject of a bison. Armchair tourists and park viewers alike can be serious about this crucial publication detailing the risks expecting in our first nationwide park.

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