Interviews With the Brave Men and Women Who Work the World's Most Dangerous JobseBook - 2009
Risky Living is a fascinating collection of candid and intimate conversations with forty-five men and women who describe, in gripping detail, how physical risk is a familiar companion in their working lives, and how they deal with it. This is the first work of oral history to focus solely on people who work dangerous jobs. In the great tradition of books revealing the real lives of working men and women pioneered by Studs Terkel, Risky Living takes readers: Inside Antron Brown's car as he launches his top fuel drag racer from zero to over 300 miles per hour.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (492 pages)