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The Resource Survivors : extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond, David Long ; illustrated by Kerry Hyndman

Survivors : extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond, David Long ; illustrated by Kerry Hyndman

Label
Survivors : extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond
Title
Survivors
Title remainder
extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond
Statement of responsibility
David Long ; illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of survival tales includes the story of a teenager who fell two miles from an airplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety and a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long that her heart stopped
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10571078
Cataloging source
NHP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Long, David
Dewey number
613.69
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1170L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hyndman, Kerry
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Survival
  • Wilderness survival
  • Jungle survival
  • Survival at sea
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Survival
  • Wilderness survival
  • Jungle survival
  • Survival at sea
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Jungle survival
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Survival
  • Survival at sea
  • Wilderness survival
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond
Label
Survivors : extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond, David Long ; illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Juliane Koepcke : the girl who fell from the sky -- Douglas Mawson : the man who came home alone -- Hans Peter Strelczyk and Günter Wetzel : the friends who crossed the border by balloon -- Tami Oldham : the woman who sailed into a hurricane -- Roger Chapman and Roger Mallinson : the men who shared a sandwich on the seabed -- Aron Ralston : the canyoneer who cut off his own arm -- Poon Lim : the man who sucked blood from a shark -- Ernest Shackleton : the commander who saved his crew -- Hugh Glass : the trapper who grappled with a grizzly -- Mauro Prosperi : the desert runner who drank his own wee -- Sue Ruff and Bruce Nelson : the couple who were blasted by a volcano -- Colby Coombs : the mountaineer who overcame an avalanche -- Eric LeMarque : the snowboarder who took a deadly wrong turn -- Craig Hosking : the pilot who crashed inside a volcano -- Anna Bågenholm : the woman who froze to death--yet lived -- Johann Westhauser : the carver who got trapped for a dozen days -- John Capes : the survivor no one believed -- Leonid Rogozov : the doctor who operated on himself -- Rob Tesar : the student who was sucked under by quicksand -- Greg Rasmussen : the conservationist who crashed in the Kalahari -- Brant Webb and Todd Russell : the miners who spent two weeks underground -- Claudio Corti : the climber who was snatched from the wall of death -- Yossi Ghinsberg : the adventurer who went over a waterfall
Control code
1882786
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780571316014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780571316014
  • (OCoLC)1003236217
Label
Survivors : extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond, David Long ; illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Juliane Koepcke : the girl who fell from the sky -- Douglas Mawson : the man who came home alone -- Hans Peter Strelczyk and Günter Wetzel : the friends who crossed the border by balloon -- Tami Oldham : the woman who sailed into a hurricane -- Roger Chapman and Roger Mallinson : the men who shared a sandwich on the seabed -- Aron Ralston : the canyoneer who cut off his own arm -- Poon Lim : the man who sucked blood from a shark -- Ernest Shackleton : the commander who saved his crew -- Hugh Glass : the trapper who grappled with a grizzly -- Mauro Prosperi : the desert runner who drank his own wee -- Sue Ruff and Bruce Nelson : the couple who were blasted by a volcano -- Colby Coombs : the mountaineer who overcame an avalanche -- Eric LeMarque : the snowboarder who took a deadly wrong turn -- Craig Hosking : the pilot who crashed inside a volcano -- Anna Bågenholm : the woman who froze to death--yet lived -- Johann Westhauser : the carver who got trapped for a dozen days -- John Capes : the survivor no one believed -- Leonid Rogozov : the doctor who operated on himself -- Rob Tesar : the student who was sucked under by quicksand -- Greg Rasmussen : the conservationist who crashed in the Kalahari -- Brant Webb and Todd Russell : the miners who spent two weeks underground -- Claudio Corti : the climber who was snatched from the wall of death -- Yossi Ghinsberg : the adventurer who went over a waterfall
Control code
1882786
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780571316014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780571316014
  • (OCoLC)1003236217

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