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Surviving survival : the art and science of resilience / Laurence Gonzales.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780393346633 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0393346633 (pbk.)
  • Description: p. cm.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.

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General Note: Originally published: 2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Prologue: No Way Home -- 1. Be Here Now: From Victim to Rescuer -- 2. The Crocodile Within: The Burden of Invisible Memory -- 3. The Way of Survival: Rage in the Realm of the Spirits -- 4. The Gift of Adversity: A Survivor's Attitude and the Personal Scum Line -- 5. The Tyranny of Reason: Blindsight, Gut Feelings, and the Sixth Sense -- 6. Want It, Need It, Have It: Of Phantom Limbs and Children -- 7. See One, Do One, Teach One: The Secret of Seeking -- 8. "Please, God, Let Me Kill Her": Dismantling the Self -- 9. Searching for Frankenstein: Knitting with Words -- 10. Lessons from Ishmael: The Neurophysiology of Travel -- 11. The Bear: One Flew East, One Flew West -- 12. The Bricklayer: The Long Way Home -- 13. The Courage to Suffer: If He Can Do It, You Can, Too -- 14. The Science of Adaptation: There's No Revenge Like Success -- 15. The Rules of Life -- Author's Note -- Notes -- References -- Acknowledgments -- Credits -- Index
Subject: Resilience (Personality trait)
Resourcefulness.
Disasters > Psychological aspects.

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