Extreme Encounters: How It Feels to Be Drowned in Quicksand, Shredded by Piranhas, Swept Up in a Tornado, and Dozens of Other Unpleasant E (Paperback)

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Brace yourself.
If you re the squeamish type, turn back now. If you re afraid of a little blood, read no further. But if you ve ever wondered what it's like to be struck by lightning, swallowed by quicksand, or stung by a jellyfish, then fasten your seatbelt and get ready for a wild ride.
"Extreme Encounters "offers blow-by-blow accounts of life's most dangerous experiences in thrilling you-are-there second person so "you "chill to the numbing effects of frostbite, "you "hear the ear-splitting roar of a tornado, and "you "feel the stomach-lurching drop of an elevator freefall. Full of harrowing adventure and surprising scientific insights, "Extreme Encounters "is a journey you ll never forget.

About the Author


GREG EMMANUEL is the author of Extreme Encounters: How It Feels to Be Drowned in Quicksand, Shredded by Piranhas, Swept Up in a Tornado, and Dozens of Other Unpleasant Experiences.He has written for ESPN the Magazine, GQ, Esquire, TV Guide, Time Out New York, FHM, Maxim, NYLON, and Stuff, as well as for MTV and VH1. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781931686006
ISBN-10: 1931686009
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: September 13th, 2002
Pages: 176
Language: English