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The Resource The survivors club : the secrets and science that could save your life, Ben Sherwood

The survivors club : the secrets and science that could save your life, Ben Sherwood

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The survivors club : the secrets and science that could save your life
Title
The survivors club
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the secrets and science that could save your life
Statement of responsibility
Ben Sherwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From award-winning journalist Sherwood comes a fascinating exploration of survival that can help prepare you for life's inevitable struggles, from cancer and crime to car accidents and airplane crashes
Summary
Draws on stories about survivors of accidents, crime, and serious illness to investigate why some people succumb to life-threatening hardships while others rally, discussing such topics as the science of luck and emergency room probability rates
Tone
Writing style
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351938
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
613.6/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GF86
LC item number
.S538 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the secrets and science that could save your life
Label
The survivors club : the secrets and science that could save your life, Ben Sherwood
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-368) and index
Contents
pt. 1. What it takes to survive. A knitting needle through the heart : the three rules of the survivors club ; The statues in the storm : why so many people die when they shouldn't ; Ninety seconds to save your life : the wrong (and right) things to do in a plane crash ; The organ recital : who lives and dies in the ER ; The supersonic man : how much of life (and death) do you really control? ; Rescued from the lion's jaws : prayer, miracles, and the power of faith ; The dancer and the angel of death : how did anyone survive the Holocaust? ; The science of luck : why good things always happen to the same people ; Hug the monster : how fear can save your life ; Too mean to die : does the will to live make any difference? ; The resilience gene : who bounces back and who doesn't? ; What does not kill me : why adversity is good for you -- pt. 2. Are you a survivor?. The survivor profiler : discovering your survivor personality ; Your survivor IQ : what type of survivor are you? ; Your survivor tool kit : what are your top three strengths? -- Afterword. How to eat an elephant : the lessons of the survivors club -- www.TheSurvivorsClub.org -- Appendix A. The science of falling cats (and babies) -- Appendix B. The arithmetic of dying too soon
Control code
5147710
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xvi, 383 p.
Isbn
9780446698856
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318877926
  • (OCoLC)318877926
Label
The survivors club : the secrets and science that could save your life, Ben Sherwood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-368) and index
Contents
pt. 1. What it takes to survive. A knitting needle through the heart : the three rules of the survivors club ; The statues in the storm : why so many people die when they shouldn't ; Ninety seconds to save your life : the wrong (and right) things to do in a plane crash ; The organ recital : who lives and dies in the ER ; The supersonic man : how much of life (and death) do you really control? ; Rescued from the lion's jaws : prayer, miracles, and the power of faith ; The dancer and the angel of death : how did anyone survive the Holocaust? ; The science of luck : why good things always happen to the same people ; Hug the monster : how fear can save your life ; Too mean to die : does the will to live make any difference? ; The resilience gene : who bounces back and who doesn't? ; What does not kill me : why adversity is good for you -- pt. 2. Are you a survivor?. The survivor profiler : discovering your survivor personality ; Your survivor IQ : what type of survivor are you? ; Your survivor tool kit : what are your top three strengths? -- Afterword. How to eat an elephant : the lessons of the survivors club -- www.TheSurvivorsClub.org -- Appendix A. The science of falling cats (and babies) -- Appendix B. The arithmetic of dying too soon
Control code
5147710
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xvi, 383 p.
Isbn
9780446698856
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318877926
  • (OCoLC)318877926

Library Locations

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      61 Mcdonough Street, Hampton, GA, 30228-2143, US
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