The Best Survival Stories Ever Told

Product Number: EB00731569
Released: Aug 16, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781620876657
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

True tales of danger and adventure on land, sea, and air-from the Arctic to the Amazon rain forest. This collection of classic tales comprises over thirty accounts of true-life adventure taken from historical memoirs, letters, and journals. They span the modern age of exploration, through the nineteenth century and to the end of the twentieth. Among the writers included are: -Ernest Shackleton -Douglas Mawson -Salomon Andree -Sebastian Snow -Ed Drummond -Edmund Hillary -Maurice Herzog -Lewis and Clark -Thor Heyerdahl -Theodore Roosevelt -Jacques Cousteau -Sven Hedin -Norbert Casteret -Jim Corbett -Charles A. Lindbergh The Best Survival Stories Ever Told recounts stories of ordinary mortals who achieved extraordinary things. Spanning the ice-locked poles and the endless deserts of Arabia to the storm-tossed South Atlantic and sheer peaks of the Himalayas, it charts the dangerous relationship between men and nature.

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Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Nov 11, 2011

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