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SEARCH AND RESCUE IN THE HIGH SIERRA: THE SHORTEST STRAW 2017 1st ed DJ New SIGNED by author Dean Rosnau Multiple copies available
By Rosnau, Dean
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Calif, 2017, 1st edition. 227 pp. Hardcover with dust jacket, New. Book is SIGNED by author Dean Rosnau on the front endpaper. 

Dean Rosnaus had a rambunctious youth that launches the reader headlong into a bracing string of first-hand mountain rescue narratives, detailing the risk and challenge of high-mountain search and rescue operations, known as SAR.    In this exhilarating report from the heights of the eastern Sierra Nevada, Dean Rosnau exposes a pathway to life-saving decision, gripping rescue action and volatile emotional challenge, all emerging as part of the daily routine of high-mountain search and rescue: a routine like no other.

Rosnau's faith is as natural as the air he breathes, the water he drinks, and the ground upon which he walks. And that ground is some of the most rugged terrain in the world. The Shortest Straw is a must read, eye-opening account for all who dream of high mountain ranges, and for all who have been there. 


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