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Extreme Survivors : 60 epic stories of human endurance

Author: Collins Maps and Collins Books
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 05-09-2019
ISBN: 978-0-00-834783-3
Pages: 352

Regular price RRP £12.99 - In stock special offer


Foreword by Bear Grylls, presenter of Running Wild and The Island. The most daring escapes, famous shipwrecks, and ultimate survival stories. These are astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. Compelling descriptions combined with illustrative maps give you a full understanding of the world’s greatest survival stories.

Astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour.

Find out how:
• Joe Simpson crawled to safety in the South American Andean mountains
• Anthony Farrar-Hockley evaded capture after the Battle of Imjin River in the Korean War
• Shackleton’s men survived the incredible journey by boat to South Georgia
• Naheeda Bi survived ten years in captivity after her notorious tribal kidnapping in Pakistan

60 ultimate survival stories revealed from death defying survival stories to heroic wartime escapes. Tortuous long sea journeys following shipwrecks and long periods of confinement due to being taken hostage or in prison. How adventurers managed to overcome the odds to come out the other end alive.

  • ”'the most unbelievable death-defying stories ever.”Loaded