Death in Yellowstone

By Lee H. Whittlesey,

Book cover of Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

Book description

The chilling tome that launched an entire genre of books about the often gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in our national parks, this updated edition of the classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years, including the infamous grizzly bear attacks in the summer of…

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1 author picked Death in Yellowstone as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I listened to the audiobook of Death in Yellowstone as I was traveling to the park to do research for my novel. The author’s gripping descriptions of every fatality in the park opened my eyes to the potential dangers and adventures to be had in this wild place. I was a little spooked, to tell you the truth, but my respect for the power and grandeur of Yellowstone’s features and wildlife increased dramatically.

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