What Makes a Hero?
The Surprising Science of Selflessness
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $27.95|
| Book Description: |
You're the skydiving instructor. You're freefalling through the air while strapped to a first-time diver, and your parachute fails. What do you do?
When Shirley Dygert's parachute didn't open properly, the fifty-four-year-old novice jumper and her instructor, Dave Hartsock, were falling fast from five thousand feet. Hartsock made a fateful decision, pulling on control toggles to place himself directly beneath Dygert. They hit the ground with a sickening crunch. Hartsock was...