The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Though the Heart of the Grand Canyon

The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Though the Heart of the Grand Canyon

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IN THE TRADITION OF THE PERFECT STORM AND SEABISCUIT, THE ENGROSSING TALE OF THE FASTEST BOAT RIDE EVER DOWN THE COLORADO RIVER THROUGH THE GRAND CANYON

IN THE WINTER OF 1983, the largest El Niño event on record—a chain of “superstorms” that swept in from the Pacific Ocean—battered the entire West. That spring, a massive snowmelt sent runoff racing down the Colorado River toward the Glen Canyon Dam, a 710-foot-high wall of concrete that sat at the head of… (more)

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An epic-sized true-life adventure tale that appeals to both the heart and the head.

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Publisher: Scribner (May 07, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 20.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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