Surviving the Extremes
What Happens to the Body and Mind at the Limits of Human Endurance
By (author) Dr Kenneth Kamler
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Surviving the Extremes by Dr Kenneth Kamler
Book DescriptionA true-life scientific thriller no reader will forget, Surviving the Extremes takes us to the farthest reaches of the earth as well as into the uncharted territory within the human body, spirit, and brain. A vice president of the legendary Explorers Club, as well as surgeon, explorer, and masterful storyteller, Dr. Kenneth Kamler has spent years discovering what happens to the human body in extreme environmental conditions. Divided into six sections jungle, high seas, desert, underwater, high altitude, and outer space this book uses firsthand testimony and documented accounts to investigate the science of what a body goes through and explains why people survive and why they sometimes don t."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143034513
Paperback / softback
(213mm x 137mm x 23mm)
Imprint: The Penguin Press
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Dr Kenneth Kamler
Dr. Kenneth Kamler is a microsurgeon and the author of Doctor on Everest, his account of being the only physician on Mt. Everest during the Into Thin Air expedition. He has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 48 Hours, and CNN and profiled in The New York Times and USA Today. He was named a best doctor by New York magazine and lives in New York City."
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