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Deep survival : who lives, who dies, and why

Author: Laurence Gonzales
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2003.
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"Unique among survival books...stunning...enthralling. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, reading."-Penelope Purdy, Denver Post

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Gonzales
ISBN: 0393052761 9780393052763
OCLC Number: 52694829
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Look out, here comes Ray Charles --
\Memories of the future --
\A map of the world --
\A gorilla in our midst --
\The anatomy of an act of God --
\The sand pile effect --
\The rules of life --
\Thank God for surfboards --
\Bending the map --
\The right stuff --
\"We're all gonna fuckin' die!" --
\A view of heaven --
\The sacred chamber --
\A certain nobility --
\The day of the fall.
Responsibility: Laurence Gonzales.
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"A fascinating look into why we are who we are." -- Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and Enough "A feast of excitement and wonder. Makes complexity and chaos come alive...fantastic accounts Read more...

 
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