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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
Read, Piers Paul,
ISBN: 0330243926
Macdonald Futura Publishers, London, 1975. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Paperback Edition. list of illustrations, acknowledgements, preface by author. The text is illustrated with two inserts, of eight pages each of black-and-white photography. Colour illustrated paperback binding (wraparound) with white and black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. In October 1970 to an aeroplane, a Fairchild F-227, crashed into the Andes Mountains in Chile. On board was an amateur rugby team from Uruguay. For 10 weeks there was no contact, and all were presumed dead. Then one of the survivors made contact with a Chilean farmer and a rescue mission was sent out for them. There were 16 survivors; and, for 10 weeks they had survived harsh conditions, not the least being limited food, needing to survive the survivors broke one of humanity's most entrenched taboos cannibalism. This is their story. This is their story, of survival, loss of friends and of necessity. Creasing to the book corners and there is a large triangular crest to the top right hand corner of the front panel. Reading creases to the back strip with uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 318, [6 of which four a further titles from publishing house] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Survival; 1970s; aviation. ISBN: 0330243926. ISBN/EAN: 9780330243926. Inventory No: 0122731. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $6.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0122731  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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