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User Review  - iBeth - LibraryThing

The book was far less morbid than I feared. It recounts all the ways people have died in the Grand Canyon, with an eye toward learning from their fatal mistakes. Apparently many people wrongly believe ... Read full review

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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

Both authors have worked in the Park and have experienced some of the incidents described personally. The book is generally arranged by type of accident or death. Thus you have chapters on falling ... Read full review

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User Review  - chibitika - LibraryThing

This is a morbidly fascinating book documenting all known deaths at the Grand Canyon. Who, how, when, why, and much backstory on each death make this a very interesting book. The deaths range from ... Read full review

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

This was fascinating stuff - all the ways people have died in the Grand Canyon (up to 2000), from murder and suicide through plane crashes and the much more common death by generally not taking the ... Read full review

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User Review  - annith - LibraryThing

OK, I’ll admit it: I bought this book in a bookshop in Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim, which I’d stopped into to warm up for a moment, when the proprietor told me that it was their best seller ... Read full review

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User Review  - pollgott - LibraryThing

OK, I’ll admit it: I bought this book in a bookshop in Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim, which I’d stopped into to warm up for a moment, when the proprietor told me that it was their best seller ... Read full review

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User Review  - tloeffler - LibraryThing

An encyclopedia of sorts of all fatal accidents that have occurred in the Grand Canyon. Very interesting, although you can't help thinking that there are some serious Darwin Award winners in here. Well-researched and documented. Read full review

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User Review  - Helcura - LibraryThing

Okay, I'll admit it - I'm a ghoul. I love accident reports, mountain climbing epics, and cause of death analysis. One of my favorite things to read is avalanche reports. This book, therefore, was ... Read full review

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This is a very interesting book. It is well written. I give it five stars.

Review: Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon: Gripping Accounts of All Known Fatal Mishaps in the Most Famous of the World's Seven Natural Wonders

User Review  - Merrick - Goodreads

After visiting the canyon and seeing some stupid tourist take some very stupid risks I wondered how many people have died for the sake of a good picture. This book was a very compelling. It chronicled ... Read full review


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