This book tells the story of Annie Edson Taylor, the woman who rode over Niagara Falls in a barrel. It speaks of he reasons behind wanting to ride the falls, how she persuaded people to sponsor her and their reactions. As an elderly woman without many skills she chose to ride the falls to gain fame and fortune. She seeks out managers to excite the public and she has a barrel specifically designed for her needs. She manages to survive the ride and tell the tale but the public's reaction isn't...
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