The Best Survival Stories Ever Told

Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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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 Andrée
  • 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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About the author

Jon E. Lewis is a historian and writer, whose books on history and military history (including SAS and Survivor) are sold worldwide. He is also editor of many Mammoth Book of . . . anthologies, including the bestselling On the Edge and Endurance and Adventure. He holds graduate and postgraduate degrees in history. His work has appeared in New Statesman, the Independent, TimeOut, and the Guardian.
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Publisher
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Published on
Nov 11, 2011
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Pages
512
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ISBN
9781620876657
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Canada / General
History / Expeditions & Discoveries
History / Polar Regions
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This content is DRM protected.
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