The Best Survival Stories Ever Told

Edited by Jon E. Lewis
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About The Book

This collection of classic tales comprises over thirty accounts of true-life adventure taken from contemporary memoirs, letters, and journals. They span the years from 1800 to the end of the twentieth century, in a period which can be termed the modern age of exploration. Among the writers 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, the rain forests of the Amazon, and sheer peaks of the Himalayas, it charts the dangerous relationship between men and nature.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (November 1, 2011)
  • Length: 512 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781616084554

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