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Miracle in the Andes 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home

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ISBN-10: 140009769X

ISBN-13: 9781400097692

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nando Parrado, Vince Rause

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In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence. Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying—among them his own mother and sister. Those who remained were stranded on a lifeless glacier at nearly 12,000 feet above sea level, with no supplies and no means of summoning help. They struggled to endure freezing temperatures, deadly avalanches, and then the devastating news that the search for them had been called off. As…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

BILL STRICKLAND is CEO of Manchester Bidwell, a jobs training center and community arts program. At Manchester Craftsmen Guild, he offers programs in ceramics, photography, and painting to hundreds of kids a year, ninety percent of whom get high school diplomas and enroll in college. And at the Bidwell Training Center, adults receive training in professional careers such as the culinary arts, pharmacology, and horticultural technology, through partnerships with major corporations in the area. The center includes a 350-seat jazz auditorium, a 40,000-square-foot greenhouse covering half a city block, a state-of-the-art chemistry lab, a full-scale ceramics department, and a culinary institute.…    

Prologue
Before
Everything Precious
A Promise
Breathe Once More
Abandoned
Tomb
East
The Opposite of Death
"I See a Man..."
After
Epilogue
A Note on Photographs
Acknowledgments