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Survive

Author : Les Stroud
ISBN : 9781443418447
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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You’re alone in the forest on a fine autumn day with nothing but a multitool. You’re stuck there for a week. Should you be more worried about finding a source of uncontaminated water or about a bear that might be in the area? Neither, says Les Stroud. The bear will most likely avoid you, and dehydration will affect you faster than parasites in untreated water. Your bigger worry should be shelter—the daytime might be nice, but it’s likely going to be cold at night. And that’s just the beginning. The concept of Survivorman is simple: left in a remote location, Les must survive for seven days on his own without food, water or equipment. Now, he shares his expert knowledge in Survive!, a fully illustrated guide based on his experiences on six continents and filled with field-tested advice. Many books on survival are culled from Second World War–era training techniques that are out-of-date or just plain wrong. Survive! debunks these dated myths, exploring basic and advanced tactics that show you how to cope in any survival situation. Brought to life with Les’s own anecdotes and the tales of others, Survive! is the perfect manual for anyone -- from beginner to armchair traveller to seasoned explorer -- who wants to meet nature’s dangers with confidence. As Les writes, “If you believe you can make it through the bad times, and you are not intimidated by the forces of nature, you will markedly increase your chances of survival.” SURVIVE! includes detailed information on the following: preparing for survival, mentally and physically fire-making techniques basic survival kit components finding, collecting and making water sources of food types of shelter

Survive

Author : Peter DeLeo
ISBN : 0743276566
Genre : Nature
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When Peter DeLeo set out one Sunday morning on a sightseeing and photography trip over the central Sierra Nevada mountains in California, he had no idea that he would soon be fighting for his life with the odds stacked very much against him. DeLeo's single-engine plane encountered turbulence, and he and his two passengers crashed in the mountains. All three survived the accident but sustained multiple injuries. DeLeo had broken ribs, a shattered ankle, and a badly damaged shoulder. After assessing their situation, they decided that the passengers should remain with the plane while DeLeo would hike out to bring back help. It was already winter; he left the limited emergency supplies with the plane's passengers; and he was hampered by his injuries, but DeLeo was determined to get help. He found or improvised shelter at night, carefully warmed himself during the daytime, drank from small pools of melted snow and ice, and slowly but steadily made his way toward civilization. Suffering from exhaustion and on the verge of collapse, he found a hot spring that provided him with temporary warmth and insects to eat. Injuries, dehydration, malnutrition, and a two-day blizzard slowed him, and a rockslide nearly killed him just as he glimpsed the valley and highway that he so desperately sought, but DeLeo's courage saw him through. Meanwhile, Civil Air Patrol planes searched fruitlessly for the lost plane and for survivors; twice, DeLeo frantically tried to signal the search planes, but to no avail. When DeLeo finally reached a highway, he found it almost impossible to convince the authorities that he was the lost pilot who had been all but given up for dead. His astonishing survival, one of the most remarkable feats of endurance on record, made national and even international news. Now, for the first time, Peter DeLeo tells his remarkable story in gripping detail. His amazing saga is destined to become a classic.

Survive

Author : Alex Morel
ISBN : 9781101575390
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Hatchet meets Lost in this modern-day adventure tale of one girl's reawakening Jane is on a plane on her way home to Montclair, New Jersey, from a mental hospital. She is about to kill herself. Just before she can swallow a lethal dose of pills, the plane hits turbulence and everything goes black. Jane wakes up amidst piles of wreckage and charred bodies on a snowy mountaintop. There is only one other survivor: a boy named Paul, who inspires Jane to want to fight for her life for the first time. Jane and Paul scale icy slopes and huddle together for warmth at night, forging an intense emotional bond. But the wilderness is a vast and lethal force, and only one of them will survive.

Survive

Author : Chris Buckton
ISBN : 1598898523
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When brothers Mark and Pete get separated while hiking up a mountain, one of them almost does not make it back to the family campsite.

Can Modernity Survive

Author : Agnes Heller
ISBN : 0520072545
Genre : Philosophy
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Can Modernity Survive? is bound to become the centre and the starting point of all future discourse on modernity."--Zygmunt Bauman

Brand Royalty

Author : Matt Haig
ISBN : 0749448261
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 72. 46 MB
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Brand Royalty is more than simply the most comprehensive collection of brand success stories ever. It will also help businesses and students to easily identify the factors behind these successes, and to place them into a broader business and social context. It is entertaining, lively and practical, with comments from consumers, psychologists, advertising executives, sociologists, marketing academics, brand managers, historical figures and business owners. It argues, controversially, that consumers and businesses share equal responsibility for the brands which surround us. Ultimately though, it is an enjoyable and thought-provoking read. The cases are grouped as: Omnibrands; Antique brands; Invisibrands; Myth brands; Magic brands; Fan brands; Easy brands; Low brands; High brands; Conscience brands; People brands; Trust brands; Media brands; Purity brands; Cupboard brands; Performance brands.

How To Survive On A Deserted Island

Author : Tim O'Shei
ISBN : 9781429622820
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Describes tips on how to survive on a deserted island"--Provided by publisher.

I Had To Survive

Author : Roberto Canessa
ISBN : 9781476765464
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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On October 13, 1972, an Uruguayan air force plane carrying members of the Old Christians rugby team—and many of their friends and family members—crashed in the Andes mountains. I Had to Survive offers a gripping and heartrending recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled survivor Roberto Canessa to become one of the world’s leading pediatric cardiologists. As he tended to his wounded teammates amidst the devastating carnage, rugby player Roberto Canessa, a second-year medical student at the time, realized that no one on earth was luckier: he was alive—and for that, he should be eternally grateful. As the starving group struggled beyond the limits of what seemed possible, Canessa played a key role in safeguarding his fellow survivors, eventually trekking with a companion across the hostile mountain range for help. No one could have imagined that there were survivors from the accident in such extreme conditions. Canessa's extraordinary experience on the fine line between life and death became the catalyst for the rest of his life. This uplifting tale of hope and determination, solidarity and ingenuity, gives vivid insight into the world-famous story that inspired the movie Alive! Canessa also draws a unique and fascinating parallel between his work as a doctor diagnosing very complex congenital cardiopathies in unborn and newborn infants and the difficult life-changing decisions he was forced to make in the Andes. With grace and humanity, Canessa prompts us to ask ourselves: what do you do when all the odds are stacked against you?

How To Survive In The Jungle Of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks

Author : Jaap Schekkerman
ISBN : 141201607X
Genre : Business & Economics
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The first Enterprise Architecture book that compares the 14 most popular Enterprise Architecture Frameworks in the world. A unique book for CIO's, Enterprise Architects and all others interested in EA.

How To Survive Anything Anywhere

Author : Chris McNab
ISBN : 1904687253
Genre : Self-defense
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