Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
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.
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Review: Alive: The Story of the Andes SurvivorsUser Review - Andrea - Goodreads
This was a very thorough, unbiased accounting of the entire story of an extremely extraordinary circumstance. The writing was intelligent and honest. Well worth the adventure. Read full review
Review: Alive: The Story of the Andes SurvivorsUser Review - Gwen Haaland - Goodreads
I read this long ago for a college class called "Literature of Wilderness Survival" (at Marlboro College in Vermont.) We had to write a paper analyzing what several fellow survivors from this crash ... Read full review