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Stark, Peter

Last Breath

The Limits of Adventure

€ 18.95

In the wake of the growing interest in adventures in some of the world`s most dangerous places, the author of Driving to Greenland takes a close-up look at the physiological, psychological, and emotional stages that the human body and mind endures at the brink of death. Reprint.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction Ars Moriendo: The Craft of Dying 1(10)
As Freezing Persons Recollect the Snow: Hypothermia
11(14)
A River of One`s Own: Drowning
25(20)
Arching Toward the Clear Light: Mountain Sickness
45(36)
The Cold Hug of the White Sphinx: Avalanche
81(24)
Steller`s Last Laugh, or Better Living Through Botany: Scurvy
105(30)
Warm to the Touch: Heatstroke
135(16)
Pitched from the Vertical Realm: Falling
151(26)
The Sharp Sting of Paradise: Predators
177(26)
Bubbling from the Bottom Up: The Bends
203(26)
In Love`s Blood: Cerebral Malaria
229(20)
In a Land Beyond the Shade: Dehydration
249(44)
Sources 293
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Paperback / softback
300 pagina's
Januari 2002
249 gram
210 x 140 x 19 mm
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