There is probably no person better qualified to write a book on survival than Don Mann. Don can survive anything , as is evidenced by his many achievements since his retirement from the U.S. Navy SEALs. Whether it's a Primal Quest event or a remote adventure race, Don has figured out how to extract the most from himself when the going gets tough. We can all benefit from his pointers. The U.S. Navy Seal Survival Handbook outlines the full gambit, from the basics of survival to the more nuanced concepts of the more nuanced concepts of the psychology of survival.