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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Laurence Gonzales


"distinctive among survival guides...unexpected...enchanting. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, studying."—Penelope Purdy, Denver submit

After her aircraft crashes, a seventeen-one year-antique woman spends 11 days strolling at some point of the Peruvian jungle. towards all odds, with no foods, shelter, or equipment, she gets out. a better-supplied staff of grownup survivors of the similar crash sits down and dies. What makes the difference?

examining such tales of excellent staying power and tragic demise—how folks get into hassle and the way they get out another time (or not)—Deep Survival takes us from the most sensibles of snowy mountains and the depths of oceans to the workings of the mind that keep watch over our conduct. via shut research of case research, Laurence Gonzales describes the "levels of survival" and reveals the essence of a survivor—truths that follow not such a lot effective to surviving within the wild but in addition to surviving life-threatening sickness, relationships, the demise of a loved one, working a trade all over not sure cases, even warfare.

attention-grabbing for any reader, and completely very important for someone who takes a hike within the woods, this guide will amendment the best way by which we bear in mind ourselves and the nice outdoor.
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author: Laurence Gonzaleswriter: W. W. Norton cff0478 Com..Binding: PaperbackLanguage: EnglishPages: 318

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