Alive Sixteen Men, Seventy-Two Days, and Insurmountable Odds--The Classic Adventure of Survival in the Andes

ISBN-10: 0060778660
ISBN-13: 9780060778668
Authors: Piers Paul Read, Piers P. Read
List price: $13.99

FREE return shipping at the end of the semester -

Description:

On October 12, 1972, an Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying a team of rugby players crashed in the remote snowy peaks of the Andes. Ten weeks later, only sixteen of the forty-five passengers were found alive. This is the story of those ten weeks spent in the shelter of the plane's fuselage without food and with scarcely any hope of a rescue. The survivors protected and helped one another, and came to the difficult conclusion that to live meant doing the unimaginable. Confronting nature at its most furious, two brave young men risked their lives to hike through the mountains looking for help -- and ultimately found it. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book,…    
Loading...

Customers also bought

Product details

Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 448 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 0.858 lbs. Language: English