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Alive

The Story of the Andes Survivors

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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.

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  • ISBN: 9780380003211
  • ISBN 10: 038000321X
  • Imprint: Avon
  • On Sale: 12/03/2002
  • Pages: 416
  • List Price: 9.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: TRAVEL / Special Interest / Adventure
  • BISAC2: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
  • BISAC3: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General

Alive by Piers Paul Read

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