Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors (Avon Nonfiction) (Prebound)

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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. 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.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780812415018
ISBN-10: 0812415019
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2002
Language: English
Series: Avon Nonfiction