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World's Most Dangerous Jobs. Edited by Paula Reid

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Published August 1st 2012 by Summersdale Publishers
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Sep 20, 2015 Susan rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I was expecting a little more analysis from the author rather than just a series of oral histories from people who are employed in these purported most dangerous jobs. Reid merely strings together stories from others, which I was not expecting. So for me this was only okay, and I found myself skimming some chapters when I wasn't particularly interested in what the subject did. Maybe your impression will be more positive if you know what to expect; I often think reviewers are not fair to an ...more
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Given the varied occupations out there, a few inevitably will be ranked as 'most dangerous.' British author Paul Reid provides an informative guide to 21 such positions in this fascinating and sometimes scary book. Among the jobs covered are bush pilot, storm chaser, astronaut, ice road trucker, volcanologist, Formula One driver, Grand National jockey, sniper and bomb disposal expert, each of which is described by someone who has that job. It's a compelling look at some 'extreme career' choices. ...more
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Elizabeth Mansfield is the author of numerous regency romances. She is an intelligent and thoughtful writer, a hidden gem whose novels deserve to be more widely read and enjoyed.

Elizabeth Mansfield is the pen name of the talented Paula Reibel Schwartz. Ms Schwartz also wrote different genres under the pen names Paula Reibel, Paula Reid, and Paula Jonas.
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