Angels in the wilderness: the true story of one woman's survival against all odds

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Elite Books,
Pub. Date:
[2005]
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English
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This book is a first-person account of a disaster on a solo hiking trip. Author Amy Racina was hiking in a remote part of King's Canyon National Park in California's Sierra mountains when she lost the trail. With no warning, she suddenly fell sixty feet, breaking both legs on the rocks below. She survived for four days and nights, battling pain, fear and exhaustion, pulling herself along with her hands and refusing to give up. She was miraculously saved, her calls heard by a man who was partially deaf.

Angels in the Wilderness describes her dramatic rescue as she was airlifted out, swinging helplessly from two straps, dangling fearfully beneath a helicopter high above the ravine where she had fallen.It is an amazing tale of despair and courage and hope. It speaks of incredible strength and heartbreaking weakness as it details what one woman believed might be the last days of her life. It is a memory of the darkest of times and an affirmation of miracles.

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9780971088894
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subject_facet Racina, Amy, -- 1956-, Rock climbing accidents -- California -- Kings Canyon National Park, Wilderness survival -- California -- Kings Canyon National Park
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