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Title:
Triumph over odds; an anthology of man's unconquerable spirit, edited with a foreword and introductory notes.
Author:
Adams, J. Donald (James Donald), 1891-1968, editor.
Edition:
[First edition].
Publication Information:
New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce [1957]
Physical Description:
487 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Man against the outer world: David and Goliath (the Old Testament) -- March of the ten thousand (Xenophon) -- In the pass at Thermopylae (Herodotus) -- Hannibal crosses the Alps (Livy) -- Battle of Hastings, A.D. 1066 (Sir Charles Oman) -- Cabeza de Vaca (Haniel Long) -- Father Jogues (Francis Parkman) -- Death of La Salle (Francis Parkman) -- Daniel Boone, prisoner of the Shawnee king (John Bakeless) -- Lord Nelson at Trafalgar Square (Robert Southey) -- Trial by wilderness (George Washington) -- March on Vincennes: George Rogers Clark (Walter Havighurst) -- John Colter escapes from the Indians (Burton Harris) -- Descent of the Colorado: Major Powell (Wallace Stegner) -- Death in the Antarctic (Robert Falcon Scott) -- Storm off Cape Horn (Joshua Slocum) -- Back from the border of death (Charles A. Lindbergh) -- Enemy sleep (Charles A. Lindbergh) -- Woman alone (Laurens van der Post) -- Crash over the Andes (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) -- Dunkirk (Arthur D. Divine) -- Bataan (Sidney Stewart) -- Ascent of Annapurna (Maurice Herzog) -- Death by avalanche (Elliott Arnold) -- In the bowels of the earth: the speleologists (John Stewart Collis) -- Man against the inner world: Trials of Job (the Old Testament) -- Trial and death of Socrates (Plato) -- Trial and crucifixion of Jesus ((the New Testament) -- Youth of St. Augustine (St. Augustine) -- Trial of Joan of Arc (official transcript) -- Beethoven in deafness (J.W.N. Sullivan) -- Sacrifice of Charles Lamb (John Mason Brown) -- Last years of Charles Dickens (Edgar Johnson) -- Ordeals of Francis Parkman (Van Wyck Brooks) -- Ordeals of Vincent Van Gogh (J. Van Gogh-Bonger) -- Ordeal in Arabia (T.E. Lawrence) -- Alone (Rear-Admiral Richard E. Byrd) -- Sentence of death (Hans Zinsser) -- Four chaplains (Rev. Francis B. Thornton) -- Man who lived twice: Edward Shelton (Anne Morrow Lindbergh) -- A season in hell (Van Wyck Brooks) -- Diary of a young girl (Anne Frank) -- Woman who could not die (Iulia de Beausobre) -- A now to live again (Betsey Barton) -- Death be not proud (John Gunther) -- Undying spirit: Eliena Krylenko (The Vineyard Gazette).
Format :
Book

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