Download e-book for iPad: A Mad, Crazy River: Running the Grand Canyon in 1927 by Clyde L. Eddy

By Clyde L. Eddy

whilst Clyde Eddy first observed the Colorado River in 1919, he vowed that he may sometime go back and forth its size. 8 years later, Eddy recruited a handful of school scholars to function crewmen and loaded them, a hobo, a mongrel puppy, a endure cub, and a heavy movie digital camera into 3 mahogany boats and left eco-friendly River, Utah, headed for Needles, California. Forty-two days and 8 hundred miles later, they have been the 1st to effectively navigate the river in the course of its annual excessive water interval. This booklet is the unique narrative of that foolhardy and exciting adventure.

“The element of his nice experience isn't to make a reputation for himself, or to benefit from a documentary movie, or perhaps to turn out that quiet males of mind may be as brave as brawny frontiersmen. the purpose is the adventure itself, the pride of trying the close to very unlikely, and of surviving to inform the tale.”--Peter Miller, nationwide Geographic journal, from the Foreword

Co-published in cooperation with Avanyu Publishing Inc.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Adventurer and editor Clyde L. Eddy (1889-1954) is additionally the writer of Voyaging Down the Thames: An Intimate Account of a Voyage two hundred Miles throughout England (1938).

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