The Greatest Survivor Stories Never Told

The Greatest Survivor Stories Never Told

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A seventeen-year-old girl survives a plane crash in the Amazon and, despite maggots festering in her open wounds, finds her way to help and safety. This amazing story of courage and luck, which leaves the young woman the lone survivor from a wreck that claimed her mother and 90 other passengers, is only one of many riveting stories from Allan Zullo's and Mara Bovsun's new book on survival. In The Greatest Survival Stories Never Told, readers can learn all about real survivors like the Honduran mother of three who drifts in the sea for days after Hurricane Mitch destroys her home and family. In her case, a red bra was the key to survival since the brightly colored object finally caught the attention of the Coast Guard flying nearby.Or they can read about the New York businessman who endures thirteen days in a muddy hole after kidnappers demand that his family put up three million bucks for his return. As he sits in the cramped, dark pit, he composes his autobiography aloud to save his sanity until his rescue.In The Greatest Survival Stories Never Told, dozens of stories of grit and heart will inspire readers everywhere. The book makes for exhilarating reading. A seventeen-year-old girl survives a plane crash in the Amazon and, despite maggots festering in her open wounds, finds her way to help and safety. This amazing story of courage and luck, which leaves the young woman the lone survivor from a wreck that claimed her mother and 90 other passengers, is only one of many riveting stories from Allan Zullo's and Mara Bovsun's new book on survival. In The Greatest Survival Stories Never Told, readers can learn all about real survivors like the Honduran mother of three who drifts in the sea for days after Hurricane Mitch destroys her home and family. In her case, a red bra was the key to survival since the brightly colored object finally caught the attention of the Coast Guard flying nearby.Or they can read about the New York businessman who endures thirteen days in a muddy hole after kidnappers demand that his family put up three million bucks for his return. As he sits in the cramped, dark pit, he composes his autobiography aloud to save his sanity until his rescue.In The Greatest Survival Stories Never Told, dozens of stories of grit and heart will inspire readers everywhere. The book makes for exhilarating reading.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 125.5 x 175 x 16.5mm | 453.6g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 0740727281
  • 9780740727283

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