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Alive : The Story of the Andes Survivors
by Piers Paul Read


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On 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

On 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.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780380003211
  • ISBN-10: 038000321X
  • Publisher: Avon Books
  • Publish Date: October 1992
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 6.75 x 4.16 x 1.25 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47 pounds

Series: Avon Nonfiction

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