By Ben Sherwood
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Each second of the day, someone in America faces a crisis, whether it’s Covid-19, a car accident, violent crime, or financial trouble. Given the inevitability of adversity, we all wonder: Who beats the odds and who surrenders? How can I become the kind of person who bounces back?
The fascinating, hopeful answers to these questions are found in The Survivors Club. In the tradition of The Tipping Point and Freakonomics, this book reveals the hidden side of survival through:
- astonishing true stories
- gripping scientific research
- the 5 Survivor Profiles
- top 12 Survivor Tools
There is no escaping life’s inevitable struggles. But The Survivors Club can give you an edge when adversity strikes.
A must-read.New York Times
Editor's Choice: These are days when a survival guide really comes in handy. This entertaining book is a mix of helpful hints...and tales of bearing witness to survival.Chicago Tribune
The true-life stories are entertaining...but it's the science that fascinates.Entertainment Weekly
Enlightening...first-rate reporting.Publishers Weekly
A useful, insightful exploration of the nature of survival, the resilience of the human mind and body,and the ways in which we can all use our natural gifts to maximize our chances of coming through catastrophic situations.Booklist
The stories are gripping, to put it mildly. Sherwood gains our trust with his Boy Scout common sense: Be prepared, play to your strengths, stay unruffled, keep the faith.Kirkus Reviews
- On Sale
- Feb 3, 2010
- Page Count
- 400 pages
- Grand Central Publishing