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The Resource Last breath : cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance, Peter Stark

Last breath : cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance, Peter Stark

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Last breath : cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance
Title
Last breath
Title remainder
cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance
Statement of responsibility
Peter Stark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wake of the growing interest in some of the world's most dangerous places, the author takes a close-up look at the physiological, psychological, and emotional stages that the human body and mind endures at the brink of death
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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2001.
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164995
Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
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Stark, Peter
Dewey number
616
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Outdoor medical emergencies
  • Travel
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Death
Target audience
adult
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cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance
Label
Last breath : cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance, Peter Stark
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-300)
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)
Control code
ocm47176966
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 300 p.
Isbn
9780345441508
Lccn
2001037553
System control number
(Sirsi) ADD-4117
Label
Last breath : cautionary tales from the limits of human endurance, Peter Stark
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-300)
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)
Control code
ocm47176966
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 300 p.
Isbn
9780345441508
Lccn
2001037553
System control number
(Sirsi) ADD-4117

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