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The Resource Near death in the desert : true stories of disaster and survival, edited by Cecil Kuhne

Near death in the desert : true stories of disaster and survival, edited by Cecil Kuhne

Label
Near death in the desert : true stories of disaster and survival
Title
Near death in the desert
Title remainder
true stories of disaster and survival
Statement of responsibility
edited by Cecil Kuhne
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of adventure survival stories from around the world, including the tale of William Langewiesche confronting smugglers in the Sahara, and John Wesley Powell sailing the Colorado River in 1869 with a small crew and four boats
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
613.6/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV200.5
LC item number
.H84 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kuhne, Cecil C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Desert survival
  • Wilderness survival
Label
Near death in the desert : true stories of disaster and survival, edited by Cecil Kuhne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Two against the Sahara : on camelback from Nouakchott to the Nile / Michael Asher -- Riding the demon : on the road in West Africa / Peter Chilson -- Desert places / Robyn Davidson -- Sahara unveiled : a journey across the desert / William Langwiesche -- Into a desert place : a 3,000 mile walk around the coast of Baja, California / Graham Mackintosh -- South from Barbary : along the slave routes of the Libyan Sahara / justin Marozzi -- The fearful void / Geoffrey Moorhouse -- The exploration of the Colorado river and its canyons / J.W. Powell -- Adventures in the Libyan desert / Bayle St. John -- Glory in a camel's eye : trekking through the Moroccan Sahara / Jeffrey Taylor -- The last nomad : one man's forty-year adventure in the world's most remote deserts, mountains and marshes / Wilfred Thesiger -- Forbidden sands : a search in the Sahara / Richard Trench
Control code
ocn264044853
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 418 p.
Isbn
9780307279361
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009006592
System control number
(OCoLC)264044853
Label
Near death in the desert : true stories of disaster and survival, edited by Cecil Kuhne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Two against the Sahara : on camelback from Nouakchott to the Nile / Michael Asher -- Riding the demon : on the road in West Africa / Peter Chilson -- Desert places / Robyn Davidson -- Sahara unveiled : a journey across the desert / William Langwiesche -- Into a desert place : a 3,000 mile walk around the coast of Baja, California / Graham Mackintosh -- South from Barbary : along the slave routes of the Libyan Sahara / justin Marozzi -- The fearful void / Geoffrey Moorhouse -- The exploration of the Colorado river and its canyons / J.W. Powell -- Adventures in the Libyan desert / Bayle St. John -- Glory in a camel's eye : trekking through the Moroccan Sahara / Jeffrey Taylor -- The last nomad : one man's forty-year adventure in the world's most remote deserts, mountains and marshes / Wilfred Thesiger -- Forbidden sands : a search in the Sahara / Richard Trench
Control code
ocn264044853
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 418 p.
Isbn
9780307279361
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009006592
System control number
(OCoLC)264044853

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