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Danger Stalks the Land

Alaskan Tales of Death and Survival

Larry Kaniut

St. Martin's Griffin

Alaska is like no other state and few countries; men experience greater risk in her arms. This one-of-a-kind anthology captures the spine tingling adventures of daring men and women who venture into Alaska's vast wilderness and look death in the eye. Danger Stalks the Land relates gripping episodes of animal attacks, avalanches, aircraft disasters, fishing, hunting, and skiing accidents, and chronicles risky climbs and reckless mountaineering amid Alaska's fantastic peaks. Through exhaustive research and interviews, author Larry Kaniut has captured in one volume, the terror and beauty of man's attempt to explore a vast and unforgiving land.

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Danger Stalks the Land
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATEBY LARRY KANIUTI can't get out. I don't want to stay here in this water. I don't want to drown.The GI struggled in the waist-deep muck of upper Cook Inlet not many miles north of Anchorage, Alaska. He had ventured too near the mudflats while duck hunting with friends and now expended energy in a desperate effort to free himself from the gluelike glacial silt that held him tightly in its grasp. He knew that the tide was due to change; if he failed, the inlet's cold, glacial waters would cover him within a few hours.A short time later an airboat roared
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  • Larry Kaniut

  • Larry Kaniut moved to Alaska in 1966 and has lived there ever since. His first book, Alaska Bear Tales was a bestseller. Mr. Kaniut's stories have appeared in Outdoor Life, Outdoor America, Anchorage Times, and Alaska Magazine.
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Danger Stalks the Land

Alaskan Tales of Death and Survival

Larry Kaniut

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