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    Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Paperback) By (author) Aron Ralston

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    DescriptionOn Saturday, 26 April 2003, Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old outdoorsman and adventurer, set off for a day's hike in the Utah canyons. Eight miles from his truck, he found himself in the middle of a deep and remote canyon. Then the unthinkable happened: a boulder shifted and snared his right arm against the canyon wall. He was trapped, facing dehydration, starvation, hallucinations and hypothermia as night-time temperatures plummeted. Five and a half days later, Aron Ralston finally came to the agonising conclusion that his only hope was to amputate his own arm and get himself to safety. Miraculously, he survived. BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE is more than just an adventure story. It is a brave, honest and above all inspiring account of one man's valiant effort to survive, and is destined to take its place among adventure classics such as TOUCHING THE VOID.


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    Title
    Between a Rock and a Hard Place
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Aron Ralston
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 259 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743495806
    ISBN 10: 0743495802
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGSA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.4A
    BIC subject category V2: WSZG
    BISAC V2.8: BIO023000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15970
    BISAC V2.8: SPO029000, SPO018000, REL036000
    DC22: 796.5223092
    Thema V1.0: SZG, DNBS1
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations, maps, col. ports.,
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    POCKET BOOKS
    Publication date
    06 June 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York