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True grit : the epic true stories of survival and heroism that have shaped my life, Bear Grylls

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True grit : the epic true stories of survival and heroism that have shaped my life
Title
True grit
Title remainder
the epic true stories of survival and heroism that have shaped my life
Statement of responsibility
Bear Grylls
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this gripping new book, Bear tells the stories of the adventurers, explorers, soldiers and spies whose refusal to quit in the most extreme situations have inspired him throughout his life. Some of them make uncomfortable reading, because survival is rarely pretty. But all of them are tales of eye-watering bravery, physical resilience and sheer mental toughness by men and women who have one thing in common: true grit
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
613.69
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
True grit : the epic true stories of survival and heroism that have shaped my life, Bear Grylls
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True grit : the epic true stories of survival and heroism that have shaped my life, Bear Grylls
Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Nando Parrado -- Juliane Koepcke -- John McDouall Stuart -- Captain James Riley -- Steven Callahan -- Thor Heyerdahl -- Jan Baalsrud -- Louis Zamperini -- Alistair Urquhart -- Nancy Wake -- Tommy Macpherson -- Bill Ash -- Edward Whymper -- George Mallory -- Toni Kurz -- Pete Schoening -- Joe Simpson -- Chris Moon -- Marcus Luttrell -- Aron Ralston -- Sir John Franklin -- Captain Scott -- Roald Amundsen -- Douglas Mawson -- Ernest Shackleton
  • Bear Grylls is a born survivor. But he's not the first. Take the American bombardier Louis Zamperini, who survived 47 days stranded at sea by catching and killing hungry sharks and drinking the warm blood of albatrosses only to be captured by the Japanese and horrifically tortured for years in their most brutal POW campsa Or Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal who single-handedly took on a Taliban army before dragging his bleeding, bullet-ridden body for days through the harsh mountains of Afghanistana Or Nando Parrado, one of the survivors of a horrific air-crash high in the ice-bound Andes, who only lived because they were willing to eat the flesh of their dead companionsa In this gripping new book, Bear tells the stories of the adventurers, explorers, soldiers and spies whose refusal to quit in the most extreme situations have inspired him throughout his life
Control code
ocn861851491
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
viii, 358 pages
Isbn
9780593071069
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2081833
  • (OCoLC)861851491

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