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Author Minetor, Randi, author.

Title Death in Glacier National Park : stories of accidents and foolhardiness in the crown of the continent / Randi Minetor.

Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2016]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Johnsburg PL Adult Non-Fiction - JOLY-11  978.652 MIN    AVAILABLE
Description x, 229 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction: a great vacation gone wrong -- Treacherous waters: a long history of drowning -- More than the heart can bear: the number-two cause of death -- The lure of high peaks: climbing deaths -- Racing to the sun: motor vehicle accidents -- Know your limits: hiking accidents -- Bear bait: grizzly encounters -- Rushing rocks and snow: death by avalanche -- Without warning: falling objects -- Dropping out of the sky: small aircraft deaths -- The last hopeless act: suicides -- Deathly cold: dying of exposure -- Murder most expedient: the Volkswagen van and the newlywed case -- Missing, presumed dead -- Unclassified: deaths by unusual causes -- Epilogue: Staying alive in the national parks -- Appendix: List of deaths 1913-2015.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Accidents -- Montana -- Glacier National Park -- Anecdotes.
Violent deaths -- Montana -- Glacier National Park -- Anecdotes.
Bear attacks -- Montana -- Glacier National Park -- Anecdotes.
Accidents. (OCoLC)fst00795270
Bear attacks. (OCoLC)fst00829257
Violent deaths. (OCoLC)fst01167333
Glacier National Park (Mont.) -- History -- Anecdotes.
Montana -- Glacier National Park. (OCoLC)fst01281596
Genre/Form Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781493024001 (paperback; alk. paper)
1493024000 (paperback; alk. paper)
1493025473

 
    
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