The story of 60 of the most astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. Now available as a small paperback the short stories make it perfect for the work commute or summer holiday.The statistics, descriptions, and illustrative maps fully describe of 60 of the world's greatest survival stories.Find out how:* Joe Simpson crawled to safety in the South American Andean mountains.* Anthony Farrar-Hockley evaded capture after the Battle of Imjin River in the Korean War.* Shackleton's men survived the incredible journey by boat to South Georgia.* Naheeda Bi survived ten years in captivity after her notorious tribal kidnapping in Pakistan.