Author:Soden, Garret


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FALLING, How Our Greatest Fear Became Our Greatest Thrill

By: Soden, Garret

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014887

ISBN: 0-393-05413-6

Condition: As New

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 inte... View more info