FALLING, How Our Greatest Fear Became Our Greatest Thrill

By: Soden, Garret

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1st printing w/complete number sequence. "Beginning with the tree-climbing lessons of our earliest ancestors," through to explaining "today's extreme sports and thrill-seeking technology," the author "tells the astonishing story of how taking a fall has evolved from an experience that the ancients used as a metaphor for damnation to one so prized that today millions crave its intense rush." Signed by Soden, on title page. Red and yellow boards w/red foil spine lettering, 342 pages (including Acknowlegements, Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index), illustrated. An internally tight and clean unread copy.

Title: FALLING, How Our Greatest Fear Became Our Greatest Thrill

Author Name: Soden, Garret

Categories: History, Signed (all categories),

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 2003

ISBN Number: 0-393-05413-6

ISBN Number 13: 9780393054132

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 014887

Keywords: Garret Soden, falling, stunts, heights, fears, extreme sports, thrill-seekers, general stupidity, NOISBN