The Story of the Andes Survivors
By (author) Piers Paul Read
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Alive by Piers Paul Read
Book DescriptionOn October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a team of young rugby players crashed into the remote, snow-peaked Andes. Out of the forty-five original passengers and crew, only sixteen made it off the mountain alive. For ten excruciating weeks they suffered deprivations beyond imagining, confronting nature head-on at its most furious and inhospitable. And to survive, they were forced to do what would have once been unthinkable ... This is their story -- one of the most astonishing true adventures of the twentieth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812415018
(168mm x 104mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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1972. A plane has crashed in the Andes mountains. The passengers are hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth. Almost three months later, two of the survivors, emaciated and frozen, reach the authorities and lead a rescue team to the remaining fourteen passengers. The rescue team are shocked when they reach the crash-site.
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