Survival: True Stories of Human Perservance and Courage

Survival: True Stories of Human Perservance and Courage

by Anthony Masters
     
 

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In Survival: True Stories of Human Perseverance and Courage, thirty gripping tales explore how people can endure horrific circumstances and survive against overwhelming odds. Chock-full of hair-raising accounts, readers will discover:

  • What happened to an Argentinean soccer team when its plane crashed and left it stranded high atop a snow-covered

Overview

In Survival: True Stories of Human Perseverance and Courage, thirty gripping tales explore how people can endure horrific circumstances and survive against overwhelming odds. Chock-full of hair-raising accounts, readers will discover:

  • What happened to an Argentinean soccer team when its plane crashed and left it stranded high atop a snow-covered mountain—with nothing to eat
  • The Unbelievable cruelty Terry Waite was forced to face as a hostage in Beirut
  • What its like to be adrift and lost on the Pacific Ocean for 117 days
  • How the astronauts aboard Apollo 13 felt when it seemed they might never return to earth alive
  • And much more ....

From Nelson Mandela to Sarajevo to a collision at sea, readers will be completely absorbed by these unforgettable tales of human perseverance and courage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578661220
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
07/03/2006
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.59(h) x 1.38(d)

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