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Title:
Last breath : cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance
Author:
Stark, Peter.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Ballantine Books, 2001.
Physical Description:
xv, 300 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Ars moriendo : the craft of dying -- As freezing persons recollect the snow (Hypothermia) -- A river of one's own (Drowning) -- Arching toward the clear light (Mountain sickness) -- The cold hug of the white sphinx (Avalanche) -- Stellar's last laugh, or better living through botany (Scurvy) -- Warm to the touch (Heatstroke) -- Pitched from the vertical realm (Falling) -- The sharp sting of paradise (Predators) -- Bubbling from the bottom up (The bends) -- In love's blood (Cerebral malaria) -- In a land beyond the shade (Dehydration)
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.8 18.0 157418.
ISBN:
9780345441508
Format :
Book

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