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ISBN-10: 1621451615

ISBN-13: 9781621451617

Alive! is a heart-stopping selection of survival tales from the records of Reader’s Digest’s ‘Drama in actual existence’ sequence. Editors have mined the Reader’s Digest files to deliver readers Alive! notable tales of normal those who Survived lethal Tornadoes, Avalanches, Shipwrecks and extra. In “Super Storm,” Rick Gregory, an off-duty patrolman watches an F3 twister ravage his small Tennessee city the place split-second judgements make the adaptation among existence and dying. In “Avalanche!” Luke Edgar, a tender father and backcountry snowboarder is going out with a blood brother for a enjoyable day on Mt. Rainier and will get buried alive in an avalanche. “Swarm,” tells the tale of the Walker relatives, out for an afternoon journey within the Florida marsh after they get involved in a yellow-jacket nest. the mum, Debbie, combating anaphylactic surprise needs to go away her injured husband and kids that allows you to locate aid as time runs out. experience author Tim Cahill recounts how he slightly survives the extraordinary warmth of loss of life Valley regardless of his event as an outdoorsman in “Across the Valley of Fire”; and in “Pacific Cyclone,” Tony Farrington tells the harrowing tale of the crews of 3 sailboats who run into an incredible hurricane within the in most cases calm South Pacific. Readers should be at the fringe of their seats as they're drawn into the dramatic stories of daily humans unexpectedly forged into lifestyles or loss of life events. even if out on a deliberate experience or just within the unsuitable position on the flawed time, the heroes of those tales are attached by means of their fierce wish to live to tell the tale opposed to all odds. Wildfires, blizzards, assaults by way of grizzlies, jet crashes within the jungle, are only a few of the stipulations humans face in those tales of survival. Readers may be at the fringe of their seats as they stick to adventurers and laymen alike as they face down nature’s fury within the such a lot severe conditions, and locate energy they didn’t comprehend that they had, proving the intensity and resilience of the human spirit. As Tim Cahill so elegantly places it, “Then I knew, particularly knew, that there's a strategy to get from one severe to the opposite, the peaks and valleys. and there's a good looks so fierce in simple terms savage feelings like worry and triumph let us see it.”

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