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The Resource The Emerald Mile : the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon, Kevin Fedarko

The Emerald Mile : the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon, Kevin Fedarko

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The Emerald Mile : the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon
Title
The Emerald Mile
Title remainder
the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Fedarko
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The epic story of the fastest boat ride in history, on a hand-built dory named the "Emerald Mile," through the heart of the Grand Canyon on the Colorado river
Summary
The epic story of the fastest boat ride in history, on a hand-built dory named the "Emerald Mile," through the heart of the Grand Canyon on the Colorado river
Writing style
Award
National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography, 2013.
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10175629
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Fedarko, Kevin
Dewey number
797.12209791/57
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV776.A62
LC item number
G68 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Grua, Kenton
  • Rapids
  • Boaters (Persons)
  • White-water canoeing
  • Dories (Boats)
  • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • El Niño Current
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic story of the fastest ride in history though the heart of the Grand Canyon
Label
The Emerald Mile : the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon, Kevin Fedarko
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 388-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The world beneath the rims. First contact ; The grand old man ; Into the great unknown -- pt. 2. America's pyramids. The kingdom of water ; Flooding the cathedral -- pt. 3. The sweet lines of desire. Dories ; The golden age of guiding ; Crystal genesis ; The death of the Emerald Mile -- pt. 4. The master of the Emerald Mile. The factor ; Speed ; Thunder on the water -- pt. 5. The gathering storm. Deluge ; Into the bedrock ; The mouth of the dragon ; Raising the castle walls -- pt. 6. The maelstrom. The grand confluence ; The white demon ; Ghost boat ; The doing of the thing -- pt. 7. The speed run. The old man himself ; Perfection in a wave ; The reckoning ; Beneath the river of shooting stars ; Tail waves ; The trial ; Epilogue: The legend of the Emerald Mile
Control code
955396
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 415 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439159859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781439159859
  • (OCoLC)800031920
Label
The Emerald Mile : the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon, Kevin Fedarko
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 388-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The world beneath the rims. First contact ; The grand old man ; Into the great unknown -- pt. 2. America's pyramids. The kingdom of water ; Flooding the cathedral -- pt. 3. The sweet lines of desire. Dories ; The golden age of guiding ; Crystal genesis ; The death of the Emerald Mile -- pt. 4. The master of the Emerald Mile. The factor ; Speed ; Thunder on the water -- pt. 5. The gathering storm. Deluge ; Into the bedrock ; The mouth of the dragon ; Raising the castle walls -- pt. 6. The maelstrom. The grand confluence ; The white demon ; Ghost boat ; The doing of the thing -- pt. 7. The speed run. The old man himself ; Perfection in a wave ; The reckoning ; Beneath the river of shooting stars ; Tail waves ; The trial ; Epilogue: The legend of the Emerald Mile
Control code
955396
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 415 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439159859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781439159859
  • (OCoLC)800031920

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