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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It is a great view of how humans are able to overcome any obstacle they face. I believe that this book is no something I would recommend to a elementary student, but for teens and young adults, it is ... Read full review
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This should go down as one of the mandatory books you must read in school. It has stayed with me for years after I read it. Will leave you asking yourself what kind of person would I be in that ... Read full review