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Into the Abyss By Benedict Allen

Into the Abyss
by Benedict Allen

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Why do explorers put themselves in dangerous situations? And, once the worst possible situation occurs, how do they find the resources to survive? The author presents a series of tales from his own experience as well as that of other explorers including Columbus, Cortez, Scott, Shackleton, Stanley, Livingstone.
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Into the Abyss by Benedict Allen

Why do explorers put themselves in dangerous situations? And, once the worst possible situation occurs, how do they find the resources to survive? In answering these questions, Benedict Allen weaves a series of tales from his own experience as well as that of other explorers including Columbus, Cortez, Scott, Shakelton, Stanley, Livingstone and their modern counterparts: Joe Simpson and Ranulf Fiennes.

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About Benedict Allen


Benedict Allen is the editor of THE FABER BOOK OF EXPLORATION. For the past 20 years he has conducted solo expeditions through the Amazon jungle, along Namibia's Skeleton Coast and across Mongolia's Gobi Desert. These journeys have been transmitted on the BBC. And he has published accounts of them. He regularly gives lectures at the Royal Geographic Society.

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Into the Abyss by Benedict Allen
Benedict Allen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2007-06-21
288
0571223958
9780571223954
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