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Author Minetor, Randi, author.

Title Death on Katahdin : and other misadventures in Maine's Baxter State Park / Randi Minetor.

Publication Info. Camden, Maine : Down East Books, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  974.125 MINETOR    In Transit
Description pages cm
Summary "This fascinating addition to the North Woods canon looks at the variety of ways people have met their death on Maine's highest and most remote mountain. It's all here, from falls, exposure, and cardiac arrest to hunting accidents, lightning strikes, and even a suspicious death or two"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Introduction : defying Pamola -- The ten longest days : the search for the Mott brothers -- Looking for Roy Bradeen -- Split seconds : lightning strikes -- The shortcut, the hurricane, and the search -- Storm over Fort Mountain : the crash of a C-54 -- The murderous phantom of the Allagash -- The 4,700-foot February bivouac -- The elderly man and his friend -- A sliding wall of snow -- Over the knife edge -- Obsessions of a peak bagger -- Under water and rocks : bad luck and hubris in the wilderness -- Epilogue : how to stay alive in Baxter State Park.
Subject Katahdin, Mount (Me.) -- Anecdotes.
Baxter State Park (Me.) -- Anecdotes.
Accidents -- Maine -- Baxter State Park -- Anecdotes.
Violent deaths -- Maine -- Baxter State Park -- Anecdotes.
Other Form: Online version: Minetor, Randi, author. Death on Katahdin Camden, Maine : Down East Books, [2018] 9781608934188 (DLC) 2018036291
ISBN 9781608934171
9781608934188 (e-book)
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