Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

3.92 avg rating
( 7,590 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780393052763: Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A feast of excitement and wonder.Make complexity and chaos come alive.301 pages.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Laurence Gonzales is the author of Surviving Survival, Flight 232 and the bestseller Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why. He has won two National Magazine Awards and is a scholar at the Sante Fe Institute. He divides his time between Evanston, Illinois, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

From AudioFile:

Laurence Gonzales's father, a WWII pilot, was the only one to escape a wartime crash. A 17-year-old girl was the sole survivor of a Peruvian plane crash. What makes one person a victim and another a survivor? Gonzales suggests that in life-and-death situations, unconventional thought patterns and managing fear through dark humor, play, and laughter help ensure survival by tempering negative emotions. Stefan Rudnicki's reading makes these harrowing anecdotes unfold like fiction. By underplaying the gruesome moments, Rudnicki highlights Gonzales's excellent research on the neurological, physiological, and psychological strengths needed when people find their lives threatened. This is an exciting listen, filled with amazing stories and helpful tips for everyone. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gonzales, Laurence
Published by W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN 10: 0393052761 ISBN 13: 9780393052763
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
WCC Corp.
(Moorpark, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0393052761. Seller Inventory # M6-124

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 45.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Laurence Gonzales
Published by W. W. Norton & Company (2003)
ISBN 10: 0393052761 ISBN 13: 9780393052763
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0393052761

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 50.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Gonzales, Laurence
Published by W. W. Norton & Company (2003)
ISBN 10: 0393052761 ISBN 13: 9780393052763
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110393052761

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 62.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds