Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

by Laurence Gonzales

Book cover for Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

“Unique among survival books . . . stunning . . . enthralling. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, reading.”―Denver Post

Over a decade since its original publication, Laurence Gonzales’s bestselling Deep Survival has helped save lives from the deepest wildernesses, just as it has improved readers’ everyday lives. Its mix of adventure narrative, survival science, and practical advice has inspired everyone from business leaders to military officers, educators, and psychiatric professionals on how to take control of stress, learn to assess risk, and make better decisions under pressure. Now with a new introduction on how this book can help readers overcome any of life’s obstacles, Gonzales’s gripping narrative is set to motivate and enlighten a new generation of readers.

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  • On Apr 01 2017 Tom Copeland (USCG) read this book and commented:

    Good anecdotes throughout. Takeaway is to stay calm, accept the situation, and make up your mind that you will do what's necessary to stay alive.