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Publisher Description

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.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2011
November 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
512
Pages
PUBLISHER
Skyhorse
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
2
MB

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