Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
What makes a daredevil? -- The handcuff king -- The fall guys -- The wire walker -- No strings attached -- A quick getaway -- Crash! Bang! Crunch! -- Looping the loop -- Speedbumps -- Thrills on film -- On the rebound -- Short, sharp shock -- Taking the plunge.
"Delves into the world of dare-devil stunt people and the death-defying acts they do, from Harry Houdini to today's film stunt crews"--Provided by publisher.