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Storm: Stories of Survival from Land, Sea and Sky (Adrenaline Classics)

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Adrenaline Books' search for the world's best and most exciting reading has taken readers from the peaks of Everest to the jungles of Papua, New Guinea. Now, publishing's most successful adventure literature series returns with Storm, first-hand accounts of battling the elements: hurricanes; blizzards; tornadoes; sandstorms — in mountains, seas, plains, and jungles. Included are sections from sailors, climbers, captains, and other hardy souls, such as Patrick O'Brien, Stephen Venables, Chris Bonington, Sebastian Junger, Joseph Conrad and Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Harrowing adventures that test human endurance, Storm contains stories of individuals who must fight to stay alive: Barry Lopez is trapped among arctic floes by a sudden squall; Art Davidson's team freezes in a wind storm on Mt. McKinley as the temperature hits 148 degrees below zero; an idyllic sail turns tragic when Gordon Chaplin loses his ship and lover in a South Pacific typhoon. Adrenaline Books presents the latest installment of the most thrilling accounts of men and women who have had to face the full force of nature's fury.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560253006
Subtitle:
Stories of Survival from Land and Sea
Editor:
Willis, Clint
Editor:
Editor
Editor:
Willis, Clint
Editor:
Willis, Clint; *, EDITOR
Author:
Willis, Clint
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Storms
Subject:
Natural Disasters
Subject:
Wilderness survival
Subject:
Survival
Subject:
Adventure stories, American
Subject:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
Subject:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Adrenaline Classics (Paperback)
Series Volume:
99-8
Publication Date:
20001127
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 BandW photos
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 20.5 oz

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