cover title author avg rating rating my rating review Down_arrow date read date added
 
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
3.81
Book Description

In April 2003, 28-year-old Aron Ralston took a day trip in Blue John Canyon in Utah's Canyonlands National Park. Shortly after beginni...more
Jul 2011
Jan 26, 2012
 
The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life
3.78
Book Overview

The subtitle of the book, "The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life," pretty much sums up what this book is about—learning about...more
Mar 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier
3.76
Book Description

The Ledge tells the story of Jim Davidson and Mike Price’s ascent of Mt. Rainier and the accident that left them trapped 80 feet down...more
Jun 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
Ten Degrees of Reckoning
3.75
Brief Description: In 1993, Judith and Michael Sleavin and their two children, Ben and Annie, set out to live their dream: to sail around the world. B...more
Jan 2011
Aug 06, 2011
 
Crazy for the Storm
3.52
2 Words that describe the book: Survival memoir

3 Settings where it took place or characters you met:

1. Setting: late 1970s California and Mexico

2. Nor...more
Feb 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
4.04
This is a riveting first-person account of the author's trip to the summit of Mt. Everest. Originally conceived as a journalistic account of how profe...more
not set
Apr 25, 2009
 
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
4.02
This book documents the fates of several people who had the misfortune to be at sea during the "perfect storm" -- a storm that became unexpectedly big...more
not set
Apr 25, 2009
 
Alive: Sixteen Men, Seventy-two Days, and Insurmountable Odds--the Classic Adventure of Survival in the Andes
4.04
This book tells the story of a Uruguayan rugby team whose plane crashes in the Andes Mountains. They are faced with a critical situation that results...more
not set
Apr 25, 2009
 
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
3.84
Book Overview
The Lost City of Z combines true-life adventure, history, biography and travel narrative in one book. The book chronicles journalist Davi...more
Jun 17, 2009
Jun 14, 2009
 
The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole (Modern Library Exploration)
4.35
None
not set
Apr 25, 2009
 
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
3.90
None
not set
Apr 25, 2009
 
Into the Wild
3.89
None
not set
Apr 25, 2009
Rss More books shelved as 'survival' »