Shattered Air (MP3 CD)
A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite's Half Dome
Blackstone Audiobooks, 9781433211133
Publication Date: October 1, 2007
List Price: 29.95*
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On the evening of July 27, 1985, five hikers made a fateful choice to climb Yosemite's fabled Half Dome, even as the sky darkened and thunder rolled. By night's end, two would be dead from a lightning strike, three gravely wounded, and desperate EMTs would be overseeing a harrowing midnight helicopter rescue. Shattered Air is a haunting account of recklessness, tragedy, courage, and rescue, a book whose depiction of Nature's power is tempered by unforgettable portraits of human courage and the will to survive. Listeners are sure to walk away with a newfound respect for lightning--and nature in general--after hearing this incredible true story.
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