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Why some survive : common threads of survival from accounts of survival & tragedy in the outdoors / Frank G. Heyl and Richard O. Woodfin, Jr. ; foreword by noted author Al Siebert PhD ; The Hazard of hypothermia by Dr. Cameron Bangs.

Heyl, Frank G., (author.). Woodfin, Richard O., (author.). Bangs, Cameron, C., (author.).

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Summary:

"Why some survive is the first book of its kind with clear guidelines about what to do to survive dangerous situations--along with specific, real-life examples of what people do that puts their lives at risk in the same dangerous situations. In this breakthrough book, these experienced survival authors include important survival information in a crisp, easy to read format." --Publisher's description.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 613.69 .H617w 2010 (Text) 37814003314920 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/20/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780615302362
  • ISBN: 061530236X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: [Wilsonville, Or.] : Eagle Cap Publishing, LLC, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-260).
Formatted Contents Note:
Categories of events: Winter recreation ; Water ; Mountain climbing ; Aircraft ; Hunting ; Vehicles ; Lost kids ; Hiking and camping -- Appendix: The hazards of hyphothermia ; Treatment of water immersion hypothermia ; What you need to survive: five essential elements ; The "hug-a-tree and survive" concept for kids ; The shadow-tip method to determine direction ; Suggested reading and survival references ; Your personal survival equipment list.
Summary, etc.:
"Why some survive is the first book of its kind with clear guidelines about what to do to survive dangerous situations--along with specific, real-life examples of what people do that puts their lives at risk in the same dangerous situations. In this breakthrough book, these experienced survival authors include important survival information in a crisp, easy to read format." --Publisher's description.
Subject: Wilderness survival.
Survival.
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