Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

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Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1995 - History - 276 pages
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Yellowstone National Park has a long history of deaths by everything from earthquakes to bear attacks, poison gas, and lightning. Since 1870 there have been 300 deaths, all brought together in this fascinating book by a long-time chronicler of Yellowstone's history.

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Review: Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

User Review  - Gustavo - Goodreads

Engaging book, all the way through. Makes me not want to go to Yellowstone anymore though. Then again, who tries to take a picture of a baby mounted on a buffalo? Read full review

Review: Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

User Review  - Bethany - Goodreads

I'm probably the only freak in my network who would read this, but what can I say? Falling into boiling springs, bear attacks, deadly bison... if you like reading horror, well, you might enjoy this. Read full review

Contents

Death by Nature 1 Hold Fast to Your Children Death in Hot Water
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The Myth That Can Kill You
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Human Deaths from Bears and How to Keep Them From Happening
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Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Lee H. Whittlesey is the historian for Yellowstone National Park and the author or editor of numerous books including "Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park"; "Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park"; and "A Yellowstone Album: a Photographic Celebration of the First National Park.

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