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Alive By Piers Paul Read

Alive by Piers Paul Read

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Summary

The passengers are hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth.

ABANDONED
Almost three months later, two of the survivors, emaciated and frozen, reach the authorities and lead a rescue team to the remaining fourteen passengers.

ALIVE
The rescue team are shocked when they reach the crash-site.

Alive Summary

Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors by Piers Paul Read

LOST
1972. A plane has crashed in the Andes mountains. The passengers are hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth.

ABANDONED
Almost three months later, two of the survivors, emaciated and frozen, reach the authorities and lead a rescue team to the remaining fourteen passengers.

ALIVE
The rescue team are shocked when they reach the crash-site. Food supplies have long gone, and the remains of the dead lie scattered among the fuselage.

It is only too clear how these passengers have managed to stay alive ...

Alive Reviews

'One of the classic survival stories of all time - a story of the will to survive against impossible odds' * Daily Mail *
Read's powerful account of the crash and its aftermath...what lingers are the moments of ingenuity, and the resilience of the human spirit. * Guardian *
'It is inconceivable to me that this story could have been better told... a masterpiece of narrative' -- Graham Greene
Read handles the story so well * Evening Standard *
An adventure story with a rare depth. * Seven *

About Piers Paul Read

Piers Paul Read, the son of poet and art critic Sir Herbert Read, is the author of 13 novels and several short stories. He has received the Thomas More medal for distinguished contribution to Catholic literature for his book Alive. Read currently lives in London with his wife and four children.

Additional information

GOR004409982
9780099574521
0099574527
Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors by Piers Paul Read
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2012-10-11
480
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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