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    The emerald mile : the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon / Kevin Fedarko.
    by Fedarko, Kevin.
    New York : Scribner, 2013.
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  • Grua, Kenton, 1950-2002.
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  • Floods -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  •  
  • Rapids -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  •  
  • Boatmen -- Biography.
  •  
  • Speed records.
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  • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.) -- Description and travel.
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  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • ISBN: 
    9781439159859 :
    1439159858 :
    Bib #: 
    861648
    Description: 
    x, 415 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st Scribner hardcover ed.
    Contents: 
    pt. 1. The world beneath the rims. First contact ; The grand old man ; Into the great unknown -- pt. 2. America's pyramids. The kingdom of water ; Flooding the cathedral -- pt. 3. The sweet lines of desire. Dories ; The golden age of guiding ; Crystal genesis ; The death of the Emerald Mile -- pt. 4. The master of the Emerald Mile. The factor ; Speed ; Thunder on the water -- pt. 5. The gathering storm. Deluge ; Into the bedrock ; The mouth of the dragon ; Raising the castle walls -- pt. 6. The maelstrom. The grand confluence ; The white demon ; Ghost boat ; The doing of the thing -- pt. 7. The speed run. The old man himself ; Perfection in a wave ; The reckoning ; Beneath the river of shooting stars ; Tail waves ; The trial ; Epilogue: The legend of the Emerald Mile.
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    The epic story of the fastest boat ride in history, on a hand-built dory named the "Emerald Mile," through the heart of the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River.
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