- Author : Kevin Fedarko
- Release Date : 01 July 2014
- Publisher : Simon and Schuster
- Genre : Biography & Autobiography
- Pages : 448
- ISBN 13 : 9781439159866
Download or read book entitled The Emerald Mile written by Kevin Fedarko and published by Simon and Schuster online. This book was released on 01 July 2014 with total pages 448. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An award-winning Outside magazine writer documents the 1983 Colorado River flood that threatened the region with a catastrophic dam failure and prompted oarsman Kenton Grua's near-suicidal effort to navigate the turbulent waters of the Emerald Mile on a small wooden dory to achieve a world speed record.