Author(s): Bear Grylls
The story of 60 of the most astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. Now available as a small paperback the short stories make it perfect for the work commute or summer holiday. The statistics, descriptions, and illustrative maps fully describe of 60 of the world's greatest survival stories. 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.
'The ultimate boys book that girls will like too.' Adventure Travel Magazine 'the most unbelievable death-defying stories ever.' Loaded
Bear Grylls is an English adventurer, writer and television presenter. He is best known for his television series Man vs. Wild, known as Born Survivor in the United Kingdom. In July 2009, Grylls was appointed the youngest ever Chief Scout at the age of 35.