Danger!: True Stories of Trouble and Survival

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James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, Sean O'Reilly
Travelers' Tales, 1999 - Photography - 309 pages
Here are 28 awe-inspiring stories of danger and survival, guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Whether trapped in an underwater cave, escaping an avalanche, fending off a thug, or surviving a storm at sea, each author faces moments of raw terror and finds deep reserves of courage. From mountain ice to jungle rot, from bombed-out villages and urban ghettos to wild animals and depraved humans, our authors struggle with life, death, and their very sanity on their travels. Notable authors include Sebastian Junger, Eric Hansen, Peter Maass, Bill Buford, Janine Jones, and William T. Vollmann.

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Excerpted from books by 28 different authors, Danger! aims to get the adrenalin flowing. Selections include a tale of ocean rescue by Sebastian Junger, Peter Whittaker's experience of being buried by ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

O'Reilly is president and co-publisher of Traveler's Tales. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1975.

Habegger is executive editor of Traveler's Tales and is a travel writer.

O'Reilly-Editor-at-large & director of international sales for Travelers' Tales

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