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Fatal Tide: When the Race of a Lifetime Goes Wrong Hardcover – Apr 1 2008

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Viking Canada; 1st Edition edition (April 1 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 067006629X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0670066292
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 15.2 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #571,500 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A fast-paced tale of an adventure race gone wrong." -- Jerry Kobalenko, author of The Horizontal Everest: Extreme Journeys on Ellesmere Island

"A must-read for extreme-sports enthusiasts and armchair adventurers." -- Colin Angus, author of Beyond the Horizon, Lost in Mongolia, and Amazon Extreme

"Drawing on dozens of interviews and years of painstaking research, Leach provides a nail-biting account of the fateful day." -- Geoff Dembicki, Canadian Geographic, April 2008

"Five years of research, combined with some excellent writing, have produced answers worth reading." -- Garth Woolsey, The Toronto Star, April 20, 2008

"Leach's cautionary tale explores the knife edge that separates glorious fun from tragedy in the outdoors." -- Bruce Kirkby, author of Dolphin's Tooth: A Decade in Search of Adventure

About the Author

The former managing editor of explore: Canada's Outdoor Magazine and now a writing professor at the University of Victoria, David Leach has a long and passionate interest in wilderness travel, outdoor sports and adventure writing. Magazine assignments for a variety of international publications have led him to kayak through polar-bear country; mountain bike across the Andes; compete at the TransRockies Challenge bike race and the Canadian Ski Marathon; and profile many of North America's top explorers and adventurers. He lives with his family on Vancouver Island.


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