Heartbreak and Heroism

Heartbreak and Heroism

Canadian Search and Rescue Stories

eBook - 1997
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This book is about some of the most dramatic search-and-rescue operations in Canada. Whether the action is on the heaving deck of a sinking ship off the Newfoundland coast, within the incredibly confining walls of a power plant in Ontario, or high on a cliff face on a British Columbia mountain, each of these stories is exciting, memorable, and true. They are accounts of courage, loyalty, perseverance, and sacrifice that knows no bounds. We read of the heartbreaking last days of an Anglican missionary fighting for his life in a lonely Arctic outpost. Another chapter relays a dramatic rooftop res.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, ©1997
ISBN: 9781554881864
1554881862
9781550022872
1550022873
9781459714502
1459714504
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 217 pages) : illustrations

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