Dangerous Jobs: The Adventurer's Guide to High-Risk Careers

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Dangerous Jobs: The Adventurer's Guide to High-Risk Careers

by Abigail R. Gehring

Skyhorse Publishing Inc. | May 12, 2009 | Trade Paperback

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The success of A&E’s hit series “Deadliest Catch” and Discovery Channel’s new reality show, “The World’s Toughest Jobs” prove that Americans are fascinated with danger and the people who make it their livelihood. Here readers will find all the harrying details on dozens of the riskiest jobs on earth. Ever thought about becoming a bounty hunter? Wondered how much bullfighters make? Considered training lions or jumping out of helicopters into forest fires for some extra cash? Did you know truck drivers have steered themselves into one of the most dangerous jobs in America? Dangerous Jobs offers an entertaining and informational guide to employment for the truly adventurous soul.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 5.1 in

Published: May 12, 2009

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1602396205

ISBN - 13: 9781602396203

Found in: Career Planning and Job Hunting

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Dangerous Jobs: The Adventurer's Guide to High-Risk Careers

by Abigail R. Gehring

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 5.1 in

Published: May 12, 2009

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1602396205

ISBN - 13: 9781602396203

About the Book

The success of A&E s hit series Deadliest Catch and Discovery Channel s new reality show, The World s Toughest Jobs prove that Americans are fascinated with danger and the people who make it their livelihood. Here readers will find all the harrying details on dozens of the riskiest jobs on earth. Ever thought about becoming a bounty hunter? Wondered how much bullfighters make? Considered training lions or jumping out of helicopters into forest fires for some extra cash? Did you know truck drivers have steered themselves into one of the most dangerous jobs in America? Dangerous Jobs offers an entertaining and informational guide to employment for the truly adventurous soul.

From the Publisher

The success of A&E’s hit series “Deadliest Catch” and Discovery Channel’s new reality show, “The World’s Toughest Jobs” prove that Americans are fascinated with danger and the people who make it their livelihood. Here readers will find all the harrying details on dozens of the riskiest jobs on earth. Ever thought about becoming a bounty hunter? Wondered how much bullfighters make? Considered training lions or jumping out of helicopters into forest fires for some extra cash? Did you know truck drivers have steered themselves into one of the most dangerous jobs in America? Dangerous Jobs offers an entertaining and informational guide to employment for the truly adventurous soul.

About the Author

Abigail R. Gehringis the editor ofBack to Basics, Homesteading, andSelf-Sufficiency, and author ofOdd JobsandDangerous Jobs. She's practiced living self-sufficiently since her childhood in Vermont, being home-schooled, home-canning jams and jellies, and enjoying natural crafts. She lives in New York City and Windham, Vermont.