Survival: True Stories of Human Perseverance and Courage
How far would you go to survive? These 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 it's like to be adrift and lost on the Pacific Ocean for 117 days; and how the astronauts aboard Apollo 13 felt when it seemed they might never return to earth alive. From Nelson Mandela to Sarajevo to a collision at sea, readers will be completely absorbed by these unforgettable tales of human perseverance and courage.
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