Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories From Alaska
Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska
A chilling collection of survival stories from pilots, hikers, hunters, climbers, boaters, and fishermen who confront their mortality -- and live to tell about it! You will be astonished by the close calls of a young man who clings desperately to life on an iceberg in the lower Susitna River... a woman who struggles frantically to escape the cockpit of a small plane sinking beneath the waters of a remote bay in Southeast... the climbers who fight stubbornly to survive as avalanche after avalanche sweeps over them... and the diver who tangles with a giant octopus.
. . . The overall message is one of hope and survival against incredible odds . . . both entertaining and inspiring. --Sports Etc. magazine
These harrowing experiences will keep you glued to the pages of this book. --Gannett newspapers
the perfect book to take along to fish camp or onto the boat while sitting up at wheel watch. --Bristol Bay (Alaska) Times
From the Back Cover
Alaska's best-known storyteller offers a chilling collection of survival stories from pilots, hikers, hunters, climbers, boaters, and fishermen who confront...