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Epic Survival

Extreme Adventure, Stone Age Wisdom, and Lessons in Living from a Modern Hunter-gatherer

by Matt Graham Author · Josh Young Author


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Early on in his life, Matt craved a return to nature. When he became an adult, he set aside his comfortable urban life and lived entirely off the land. In this riveting narrative that brings together epic adventure and spiritual quest, he shows us what extraordinary things the human body is capable of when pushed to its limits. He learns the secrets of the Tarahumara Indians that helped him run the 1,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail in just fifty-eight days and endure temperature swings of 100 degrees. He takes us with him as he treks into the wilderness to live alone for half a year, armed with nothing but a loincloth, a pair of sandals, a stone knife, and chia seeds. He recounts near-death experiences of hiking alone through the snowdrifts at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Above all, Epic Survival is a book about growing closer to the land that nurtures us. No matter how far our modern society takes us from the wilderness, the call remains.

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Tantor Media, Inc.
Tantor Audio
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Josh Young (Author)

Josh Young is a bestselling author whose work spans entertainment, business, politics, science, and natural history. He has coauthored five New York Times bestsellers, including comedian Howie Mandel's Here's the Deal: Don't Touch Me, Bob Newhart'...

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Matt Graham (Author)

Matt Graham is one of the world's premier survival adventurers and primitive living skills teachers. His passion for revealing the challenges of living in the wild has been featured in documentaries and on TV, including the Discovery Channel serie...

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