Miracle In The Andes

Miracle In The Andes: The True Story of Surviving 72 Days on the Mountain Against All Odds

Non-Fiction, Outdoor Pursuits, Travel
Paperback Published on: 03/05/2018
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The true story of the 1972 Andes plane crash and rescue dramatised in Netflix'sSociety of the Snow

In October 1972, Nando Parrado and his rugby club teammates were on a flight from Uruguay to Chile when their plane crashed into a mountain. Miraculously, many of the passengers survived but Nando's mother and sister died and he was unconscious for three days.

Stranded more than 11,000 feet up in the wilderness of the Andes, the survivors soon heard that the search for them had been called off - and realise the only food for miles around was the bodies of their dead friends ...

In a last desperate bid for safety, Nando and a teammate set off in search of help. They climbed 17,000-foot-high mountains, facing death at every step, but inspired by his love for his family Nando drove them on until, finally, 72 days after the crash, they found rescue.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781474608732
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 200 x 134 x 24 mm

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