At the Edge: Daring Acts in Desperate Times

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More than 20 true stories of people forced to make difficult, split-second decisions in life-threatening situations!

Danger, even death, may be imminent unless a key decision is made . . . and in desperate situations, that decision must be made in seconds! How do people decide on the best course of action? At the Edge recounts 22 stories of kids, men, and women who faced critical, life-threatening situations and made wrenching decisions during the Holocaust, the 2004 tsunami in Asia, Chernobyl, Hurricane Katrina, 9/11, Tiananmen Square and more.

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Larry Verstraete is the author of six popular books of non-fiction. Prior to writing this book, Larry came across articles about two very different men, a Canadian schoolteacher and a hotelier in Rwanda, whose heroic gestures under very different circumstances linked them in Larry's mind. He knew he had found a winning topic for a book.

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