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Title From the jaws of death : extreme true adventures of man vs. nature / edited by Brogan Steele.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2010.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  910.4 FRO    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  910.4 FRO    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description vi, 392 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Adrift on the Pacific / Owen Chase -- Shipwrecked off the African coast / James Riley -- The boat journey / Ernest Shackleton -- Alone on the Pacific / John Caldwell -- Settling in for survival / Maurice Bailey and Maralyn Bailey -- A family against the ocean / Dougal Robertson -- Surviving the St. Patrick / Spike Walker -- Rescue on Sitka Sound / Spike Walker -- Escape from the top of the world / Fridtjof Nansen-- Adrift on an ice-pan / Wilfred Grenfell -- Look for a corpse / Larry Kaniut -- How it feels to be crushed in an ice crevasse / Michelle Hamer -- Marooned in Florida / Pierre Viaud, translated by Robin F.A. Fabel -- Escape from the Blackfeet / Thomas James -- Snowbound in the Sierra Nevada Mountains / Virginia Reed Murphy -- Trial by balloon / Maria Bovsun and Allan Zullo -- The Sierra survivor / Maria Bovsun and Allan Zullo -- I'm on my way to San Josť / Yossi Ghinsberg -- The Devil's Thumb / Jon Krakauer -- Nearly too late / Larry Kaniut -- Alone at the summit / Stephen Venables -- Miracle man / Larry Kaniut -- Mistakes can kill / Larry Kaniut.
Subject Survival -- Anecdotes.
Shipwreck survival -- Anecdotes.
Survival at sea -- Anecdotes.
Airplane crash survival -- Anecdotes.
Wilderness survival -- Anecdotes.
Adventure and adventurers -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Steele, Brogan.
ISBN 9780312555665 paperback
0312555660 paperback

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