This collection of survival stories recounts the harrowing true experiences of people across the globe who faced certain death—and survived.
The stories in this riveting volume seem too unbelievable to be true. Lost individuals facing the most severe natural disasters, the most dangerous situations, and the most inhospitable conditions . . . somehow making it out alive. From plane crashes and sinking ships to surviving in freezing forests and scorching deserts, this anthology includes some of the most famous, unbelievable tales of beating the odds.
This book features gripping tales of sheer bravery and quick thinking, including:Juliane Koepcke, the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Peruvian AmazonJose Salvador Alvarenga, who floated for thirteen months alone in the Pacific oceanAron Ralston, who cut off his arm to escape the canyon he’d been trapped inLincoln Hall, who was abandoned on Mount Everest. . . and many more.