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Subject: Books about survival or beating the odds.
Date Posted: 9/23/2013 9:25 PM ET
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I am very interested in books about survival. Not how-to books, but about beating the odds. Here are a few that I know of.
Ice Bound : A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole By Jerri Nielsen, Maryanne Vollers
Between a Rock and a Hard Place By Aron Ralston
Touching the Void The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival By Joe Simpson
Angels in the Wilderness: The True Story of One Woman’s Survival Against All Odds By Amy Racina
Miracle in the Andes 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home By Nando Parrado
Does anybody have any others they can think of?

Last Edited on: 9/23/13 9:54 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/24/2013 5:00 PM ET
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There's a survival tag which has a couple of hundred titles tagged for it: http://www.paperbackswap.com/Survival/tag/34433/

Jon Krakauer has written several books about people in outdoor survival situations.

I enjoyed We Die Alone : A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance.