Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, And Why by Laurence GonzalesDeep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, And Why by Laurence Gonzales

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, And Why

byLaurence Gonzales

Paperback | January 10, 2017

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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.
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.
Title:Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, And WhyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.2 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:January 10, 2017Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393353710

ISBN - 13:9780393353716


Editorial Reviews

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 EnoughDeep 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 & PreserveA 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 AccidentsGreat 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 UlcersLaurence 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 AdventureProfessional 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 RescueGonzalez 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