non-fiction adventure and survival books

A Listmania! list by Sarah's Mom (Lexington, MA)
The list author says: "These are the page turner books that I like to read. Not for the overly sensitive or faint of heart. These books are grisly, gritty, and all true!"
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1.  Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,202 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
2.  In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (607 customer reviews)

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
3.  The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline Alexander
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (220 customer reviews)

In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
4.  In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors by Doug Stanton
$13.08   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (259 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival
5.  Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival by Joe Simpson
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (273 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Into the Wild
6.  Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Used & New from: $10.32
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,028 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
7.  Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,229 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
8.  Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
$15.50   Used & New from: $0.69
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13,218 customer reviews)

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Outside Magazine Sept 1996 6 Jan 11, 2012
Who is tougher - Joe Simpson or Aron Ralston 2 Dec 8, 2011
Welcome to the Into the Wild forum 8 Aug 7, 2011
Into the Wild Kindle Edition 0 Mar 25, 2011
Welcome to the Under the Banner of Heaven forum 2 Sep 11, 2010
What if Chris got out??? 2 Jul 13, 2010
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Bar none the very best true war books out there . . . 0 Jul 11, 2009
 
   

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