The Secrets And Science That Could Save Your Life
Grand Central Publishing
On Sale: January 26, 2009
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Which is the safest seat on an airplane? Where is the
best place to have a heart attack? Why does religious
observance add years to your life? How can birthdays be
hazardous to your health?
Each second of the day,
someone in America faces a
crisis, whether it's a car accident, violent crime, serious
illness, or financial trouble. Given the inevitability of
adversity, we all wonder: Who beats the odds and who
surrenders? Why do some people bound back and others give
up? How can I become the kind of person who survives and
The fascinating, hopeful answers to
these questions are found in THE SURVIVORS CLUB. In the
tradition of Freakonomics and The Tipping
Point, this book reveals the hidden side of
survival by combining astonishing true stories, gripping
scientific research, and the author's adventures inside the
U.S. military's elite survival schools and the government's
airplane crash evacuation course.
SURVIVORS CLUB, you can alsodiscover your own
Survivor IQ through a powerful Internet-based test called
the Survivor Profiler. Developed exclusively for this book,
the test analyzes your personality and generates a
customized report on your top survivor
There is no escaping life's
inevitable struggles. But THE SURVIVORS CLUB can give you an
edge when adversity strikes.
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