Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

Author:   Laurence Gonzales (Sante Fe Institute)
Publisher:   WW Norton & Co
ISBN:  

9780393353716


Pages:   336
Publication Date:   28 February 2017
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Laurence Gonzales (Sante Fe Institute)
Publisher:   WW Norton & Co
Imprint:   WW Norton & Co
Dimensions:   Width: 14.00cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 21.10cm
Weight:   0.257kg
ISBN:  

9780393353716


ISBN 10:   0393353710
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   28 February 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
The supplier is temporarily out of stock of this item. It will be ordered for you on backorder and shipped when it becomes available.

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Riveting. -- Stephen Bodio - Sports Illustrated Far and away the best book on management, leadership and employment I have read this year... Anyone who has ever tried to understand the mind of the entrepreneur should read this book. -- Richard Donkin - Financial Times A fascinating look into why we are who we are. -- Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and Enough Deep Survival is by far the best book on the many insights into epic survival stories I have ever read. -- Daryl Miller, Chief of Mountaineering, Denali National Park & Preserve A feast of excitement and wonder. Makes complexity and chaos come alive, girdled by neurological processes, drenched with fantastic accounts of danger and death. You will see the world differently. -- Charles Perrow, author of Normal Accidents Great stories of disaster and survival... combined with revealing science about the physiology and psychology of how we deal with crisis... Accurate, accessible, up-to-date and insightful. -- Robert Sapolsky, author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers Laurence Gonzales has masterfully woven together personal survival stories with the study of human perception to reach rock-bottom truths about how to live with risk. -- Peter Stark, author of Last Breath: The Limits of Adventure Professional rescuers will love this book. It goes to the heart of the instincts that drive us to risk our own lives to save others. -- Jacki Golike, Executive Director, National Association for Search and Rescue Gonzalez takes us on a fascinating, fast-paced, and exciting adventure into survival. His captivating stories, many from personal experience, will keep you turning the pages, stopping only to imagine how you, and your brain, would react when faced with a survival experience. -- Joseph LeDoux, author of The Emotional Brain and Synaptic Self


Far and away the best book on management, leadership and employment I have read this year... Anyone who has ever tried to understand the mind of the entrepreneur should read this book. -- Richard Donkin - Financial Times Riveting. -- Stephen Bodio - Sports Illustrated A fascinating look into why we are who we are. -- Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and Enough Deep Survival is by far the best book on the many insights into epic survival stories I have ever read. -- Daryl Miller, Chief of Mountaineering, Denali National Park & Preserve A feast of excitement and wonder. Makes complexity and chaos come alive, girdled by neurological processes, drenched with fantastic accounts of danger and death. You will see the world differently. -- Charles Perrow, author of Normal Accidents Great stories of disaster and survival... combined with revealing science about the physiology and psychology of how we deal with crisis... Accurate, accessible, up-to-date and insightful. -- Robert Sapolsky, author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers Laurence Gonzales has masterfully woven together personal survival stories with the study of human perception to reach rock-bottom truths about how to live with risk. -- Peter Stark, author of Last Breath: The Limits of Adventure Professional rescuers will love this book. It goes to the heart of the instincts that drive us to risk our own lives to save others. -- Jacki Golike, Executive Director, National Association for Search and Rescue Gonzalez takes us on a fascinating, fast-paced, and exciting adventure into survival. His captivating stories, many from personal experience, will keep you turning the pages, stopping only to imagine how you, and your brain, would react when faced with a survival experience. -- Joseph LeDoux, author of The Emotional Brain and Synaptic Self


Buy it so you know what to do if you happen to fall off a mountain. -- The Sunday Times


This is a gruelling, but gripping read. -- The Daily Mail Buy it so you know what to do if you happen to fall off a mountain. -- The Sunday Times


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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.

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