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Laurence Gonzales

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Lucy (2011)
3.46 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I thought this novel would be a discourse on what it means to be human. Not really a spoiler—it’s in the dust jacket—a human/bonobo girl is taken to the US to be raised. Instead of that examination of human nature, it becomes a story of how she learns to become an American teen...
Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival (2014)
4.04 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I had chills. They were multiplyin'. Gonzales grabs you by the throat and refuses to let you breathe for several hundred pages. This is a masterwork of construction, and for the reader, he or she will find several survivors or casualties with whom to identify. The stories are tha...
Everyday Survival: Why Smart People Do Stupid Things (2009)
3.51 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I've enjoyed Gonzales' prior works, and based on the title expected something similar to his other books on survival in extreme and everyday circumstances. But the second half of this book veers away from the survival of the individual and expands the scope to the survival of hum...
Surviving Survival: The Art and Science of Resilience (2013)
4.11 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: One of my favorite topics to read: survival stories. I read Laurence Gonzales' Deep Survival several years ago, and was completely fascinated by the psychology of humans and survival. Surviving Survival is every bit as fascinating. Gonzales writes about what is happening in t...
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