Fiction About Caves and Caving
- Monte Paulsen, William Stone, Barbara am Ende (2002):
Beyond the Deep: The Deadly Descent Into the World's Most Treacherous Cave,
Hardcover, 352pp, Warner Books (July 2002), ISBN: 0446527092
The story of an cave exploration in southern Mexico in 1994.
- Sam McGowan (2002):
1stBooks Library, ISBN: 1403302448, (June 2002), paperback, 208 pages
Tells the story of a soldier from Tennessee who is shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War.
He uses his caving skills to survice in this tropic karst area.
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- Nevada Barr ():
A crime story in the caves of Carlsbad.
The book tells much about
Carlsbad Caverns and
You will get some background info about the National Park Service and the work of Park Rangers.
Last but not least it is a crime story full of suspense.
- James Rollins (1999):
Avon, ISBN: 0380792648, (June 8, 1999), paperback, 416 pages.
The story of a caving expedition into vast caverns below Antarctica, with telepathic humanoids and speleothems of diamond.
Not very realistic, but fun and thrilling entertainment.
- Jeff Long (1999):
Jove Pubns, ISBN: 051513175X, Reissue edition (October 31, 2001), paperback, 592 pages
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- Robert K. Murray, Roger W. Brucker (1983):
Trapped! The Story of Floyd Collins
University Press of Kentucky, ISBN: 0813101530, Revised edition (January 1983), paperback.
Floyd Collins was a cave explorer at Flint Ridge
( Mammoth Caves).
He got really famous, when he was trapped in a really small cave.
The rescue operation took several days, until he finally died in the cave.
- Adam Guettel, Christopher Innvar, Don Chastain, Stephen Lee Anderson, Cass Morgan, Rudy Roberson, Jesse Lenat (1997):
Floyd Collins: Original Cast Recording,
(1996 Off-Broadway Cast)
This is not a book, it is an Audio CD.
The story of Floyd Collins is so popular, there is even a broadway musical about it.
- Joe Lawrence, Roger W. Brucker (1975):
Caves Beyond: The Story of Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration,
Cave Books, ISBN: 0914264184, (August 1975)
The classic of all Floyd Collins books, and probably the most famous caving book in the USA.
- Candice F. Ransom, Den Schofield (Illustrator) (2000):
Danger at Sand Cave,
(On My Own History)
Carolrhoda Books, ISBN: 1575053799, (September 2000), Library Binding, Paperback, 32 pages.
And once again Floyd Collins. This book is intended for children ages 4 to 8.