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Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park, Lee H. Whittlesey

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Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park
Title
Death in Yellowstone
Title remainder
accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park
Statement of responsibility
Lee H. Whittlesey
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The chilling tome that launched an entire genre of books about the sometimes gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in our national parks, this updated edition of a classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years, including the infamous grizzly bear attacks in the summer of 2011 as well as a fatal hot springs accident in 2000 in which the Park Service was sued for negligence"--
  • "Covering the sometimes gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in Yellowstone National Park, this updated edition of a classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years"--
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DLC
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1950-
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Whittlesey, Lee H.
Dewey number
978.7/52
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F722
LC item number
.W588 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violent deaths
  • Accidents
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Accidents
  • Accidents
  • Accidents
  • Violent deaths
  • United States
Label
Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park, Lee H. Whittlesey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-382) 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
  • Introduction -- Part one: Death by nature (1. Hold fast to your children: death in hot water ; 2. "These animals are not real": the myth that can kill you ; 3. Human deaths from bears and how to keep them from happening ; 4. "Don't eat wild parsnips": death from poisonous plants ; 5. Noxious fumes and a death from poisonous gas ; 6. Freak fatalities: deaths from lightning ; 7. Lying in the snow: deaths from avalanches and freezing ; 8. A Yellowstone mystery: death by cave-in ; 9. Missiles fromabove: deaths from faling rocks ; 10. "I think that I shall never see..." Yellowstone's deaths from faling trees ; 11. Fatal attraction; deaths from falls ; 12. Deaths from forest fires: smoke chasing can kill ; 13. The gloom of earthquakes: shaky breaky park ; 14. Danger in the water: deaths from drowning)
  • Part two: Death by man (15. Clash of cultures: death from Indian battles ; 16. A knockout at Bacon Rind: deaths from fights ; 17. A death from diving ; 18. Wild horses: death from horse, wagon, and stagecoach incidents ; 19. Deaths from accidental and self-defense shootings ; 20. Malice in wonderland: Yellowstone murders ; 21. Powerlss in Eden: deaths from suicide ; 22. Missing and presumed dead ; 23. Death from gas store explosions and structural fires ; 24. Death from carbon monoxide poisoning ; 25. Travel in wonderland: death on the road and in the air) -- Conclusion: Pay attention and don't sanitize the woods -- Chronology -- Appendix A: Mammoth civilan cemetery -- Appendix B: Fort Yellowstone Army Cemetery -- Appendix C: Gardiner Cemetery on Tinker's Hill -- Appendix D: Other gravesites in Yellowstone Park
Control code
ocn854512707
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxiii, 412 pages
Isbn
9781570984501
Lccn
2013030035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park, Lee H. Whittlesey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-382) 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
  • Introduction -- Part one: Death by nature (1. Hold fast to your children: death in hot water ; 2. "These animals are not real": the myth that can kill you ; 3. Human deaths from bears and how to keep them from happening ; 4. "Don't eat wild parsnips": death from poisonous plants ; 5. Noxious fumes and a death from poisonous gas ; 6. Freak fatalities: deaths from lightning ; 7. Lying in the snow: deaths from avalanches and freezing ; 8. A Yellowstone mystery: death by cave-in ; 9. Missiles fromabove: deaths from faling rocks ; 10. "I think that I shall never see..." Yellowstone's deaths from faling trees ; 11. Fatal attraction; deaths from falls ; 12. Deaths from forest fires: smoke chasing can kill ; 13. The gloom of earthquakes: shaky breaky park ; 14. Danger in the water: deaths from drowning)
  • Part two: Death by man (15. Clash of cultures: death from Indian battles ; 16. A knockout at Bacon Rind: deaths from fights ; 17. A death from diving ; 18. Wild horses: death from horse, wagon, and stagecoach incidents ; 19. Deaths from accidental and self-defense shootings ; 20. Malice in wonderland: Yellowstone murders ; 21. Powerlss in Eden: deaths from suicide ; 22. Missing and presumed dead ; 23. Death from gas store explosions and structural fires ; 24. Death from carbon monoxide poisoning ; 25. Travel in wonderland: death on the road and in the air) -- Conclusion: Pay attention and don't sanitize the woods -- Chronology -- Appendix A: Mammoth civilan cemetery -- Appendix B: Fort Yellowstone Army Cemetery -- Appendix C: Gardiner Cemetery on Tinker's Hill -- Appendix D: Other gravesites in Yellowstone Park
Control code
ocn854512707
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxiii, 412 pages
Isbn
9781570984501
Lccn
2013030035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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