Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park Characters

Lee Whittlesey
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Lee Whittlesey

Lee Whittlesey is the author of Death in Yellowstone. Whittlesey says that he first became interested in the problem of deaths in Yellowstone when he served as a bus tour guide and later a park ranger in Yellowstone where he spent over two decades. Whittlesey later became a law student where he examined wrongful death suits and injury claims that were tied to Yellowstone. He also has a master's degree in history, which equips him to understand the historical context of problems in the park and the laws and deaths associated with them. Whittlesey often thought about death in Yellowstone through answering questions about deaths on tour.

Whittlesey inserts much of his own emotion and opinion into Death in Yellowstone, so his character and personality comes through. First, Whittlesey displays great care in reporting each death and relying on the most reliable sources available. He clearly cares...

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