6 edition of Blind descent found in the catalog.
|Series||Wheeler large print book series|
|LC Classifications||PS3552.A73184 B59 1998b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||421 p. (large print) ;|
|Number of Pages||421|
|LC Control Number||98003235|
A compelling look at the people and perils involved in conquering the world’s most treacherous supercaves. Veteran journalist and PBS’s Great Outdoors host Tabor (Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering’s Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters, ) wastes no time setting up the race to find the world’s deepest cave as the most important exploratory. Blind descent (Book) Average Rating. 5 star (1) 4 star (3) 3 star (1) 2 star (0) 1 star (0) Author: Barr, Nevada. Series: Anna Pigeon mysteries volume 6. Published: Accord, MA: Wheeler Pub., Format: Book. Physical Desc: pages: 23 cm.
2 clubs reading this now 1 member has read this book. Very early in Blind Descent her courage is put to an even greater test when she learns that a woman seriously injured while exploring a cave next door to New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns is a friend who has requested Pigeon's help in getting her out. "A chilling image filled Anna's mind 5/5(3). BLIND DESCENT. by Nevada Barr. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. When Mesa Verde National Park dispatcher Frieda Dierkz, on an avocational expedition to explore and survey the Lechuguilla cave in New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns, is trapped feet beneath the earth.
"Anna Pigeon, the intrepid National Park Service ranger in Nevada Barr's superb wilderness mysteries, has had some perilous experiences in the five novels that preceded Blind Descent, but none compares with this thrilling subterranean adventure in the underground caverns of Lechuguilla, 'a monster man-eating cave' in New Mexico's Carlsbad : Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth - Ebook written by James M. Tabor. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth/5(15).
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Blind Descent is an unforgettable addition to the classic literature of true-life adventure, and a testament to human survival and endurance.
“Holds the reader to his seat, containing dangers aplenty with deadly falls, killer microbes, sudden burial, asphyxiation, claustrophobia, anxiety, and hallucinations far underneath the ground in a /5(). By the title and description of the book I was looking forward to a detailed account of an Everest summit and blind descent.
It was naturally written and had a relatively quick pace. One detail that I found distracting (almost to the point of annoying) was the author's peppering his faith in God and religious belief throughout the book/5().
Blind Descent takes place in Lechuguilla Cave, part of the Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. Even if you don't read the book, do yourself a favor and research this cave on the web; it is famous for its unusual Another excellent book in this series involving Anna Pigeon, a park ranger for the National Park Service/5.
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If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Blind Descent explores both the brightest and darkest aspects of the timeless human urge to discover - to be first. It is also a thrilling epic about a pursuit that makes even extreme mountaineering and ocean exploration pale by comparison.
walking on the moon, and deep sea diving. Basically, the book goes something like this: “Caves are. "Blind Descent" not only has the requisite number of hints, but they are so skillfully interwoven into the story that you will find yourself thinking, "oh of course" at the end.
This is a terrific book, the descriptions of the cave are harrowing, the other characters are well-drawn and intriguing and the pace of the book is fast.5/5(5). A 'Blind Descent' Into The Deepest Caves On Earth Think of Mount Everest, and now think of it in reverse. That, in a nutshell, is a "supercave.".
Blind Descent I enjoyed this audio book very much. The author kept the suspense up throughout the book with more surprises around each corner. The narrator helped me to feel apart of the book.
It was a great book to listen to on a road trip. 2 people found this helpful. In Blind Descent, Anna is sent from her home park in Mesa Verde, Colorado, to Carlsbad Caverns National Park where a fellow ranger has been injured.
At first, Anna thinks she will only be a liaison to the press, but she soon learns that the caver in question is an old friend, Frieda Diertz, who specifically asks for her help.
BLIND DESCENT, a New York Times nonfiction bestseller, chronicled the race to make the last great terrestrial discovery: the t of watch my appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, click on the link below Jon's image.
"STUNNINGLY FASCINATING. A PHENOMENAL STORY OF EXPLORATION AND SCIENCE.". The Paperback of the Blind Descent (Anna Pigeon Series #6) by Nevada Barr at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.
Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.4/4(30). In his new book, Blind Descent, author James Tabor pays tribute to the intrepid explorers who venture deep, deep underground. A 'Blind Descent' Into The Deepest Caves On Earth. Blind Descent is an unforgettable addition to the classic literature of true-life adventure, and a testament to human survival and endurance.
“Holds the reader to his seat, containing dangers aplenty with deadly falls, killer microbes, sudden burial, asphyxiation, claustrophobia, anxiety, and hallucinations far underneath the ground in a /5(11).
About Blind Descent “Heart-stopping and relentlessly gripping. Tabor takes us on an odyssey into unfathomable worlds beneath us, and into the hearts of rare explorers who will do anything to get there first.”—Robert Kurson, author of ShadowDivers Intwo great scientist-explorers attempted to find the bottom of the world.
Blind Descent by Brian Dickinson was a decent book, but I thought the author was too self-focused for most of the book.
I kept seeing his ego instead of God. I never read a concise reason as to why he was climbing Everest. He said that he talked it over with his wife & prayed about it, but he never gave a : Blind Descent - Ebook written by Nevada Barr. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Blind Descent/5(20). James Tabor's book Blind Descent answers that question with a look at cave exploration. Specifically, the quest to find the deepest place on the earth.
The book focuses on two explorers, Alexander Klimchouk of the Ukraine and Bill Stone of the USA, and their pursuit to find the deepest cave in the world/5().
BLIND DESCENT Alone and blind at 29, feet. Former Navy rescue swimmer Brian Dickinson was roughly 1, feet from the summit of Mount Everest—also known as “the death zone”—when his Sherpa became ill and had to turn back, leaving Brian with a difficult decision: should he continue to push for the summit, or head back down the mountain.
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Blind Descent is an unforgettable addition to the classic literature of true-life adventure, and a testament to human survival and endurance. **“Holds the reader to his seat, containing dangers aplenty with deadly falls, killer microbes, sudden burial, asphyxiation, claustrophobia, anxiety, and hallucinations far underneath the ground in a /5.
Blind Descent - Blind Descent audiobook, by Nevada Barr Award-winning author Nevada Barr fills the pages of Blind Descent with heart-stopping suspense, plots that twist around every corner, and spectacular wilderness settings.
When park ranger Anna Pigeon embarks on a thrilling subterranean rescue mission, she confronts personal demons and a multitude 4/5.