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 - Mercutio - Goodreads
True adventure doesn't get more stirring than this; real people, real choices and real courage. Read full review
Review: Alive: The Story of the Andes SurvivorsUser Review - Anthea - Goodreads
Challenging to read especially in a year when a plane has gone missing. I am glad the author didn't fictionalise certain parts of the story as he was tempted to do, as this would have upset the ... Read full review