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Defying gravity : land divers, roller coasters, gravity bums, and the human obsession with falling

Author: Garrett Soden
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Riveting....A must-read history of daredevilry and gravity sports."-San Francisco Chronicle

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Garrett Soden
ISBN: 039332656X 9780393326567 0393054136 9780393054132
OCLC Number: 56840288
Description: viii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Falling
Responsibility: Garrett Soden.
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"A provocative, well-researched book." -- Washington Post "Fun, informative, provocative and filled with enthusiasm." -- Publishers Weekly "Enthralling." -- National Geographic Adventure "A sharply Read more...

 
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