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33 men : inside the miraculous survival and dramatic rescue of the Chilean miners by Jonathan Franklin.

33 men : inside the miraculous survival and dramatic rescue of the Chilean miners by Jonathan Franklin.
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ISBN 9781410436627 (hardcover : large print)
1410436624 (hardcover : large print)
Name Franklin, Jonathan, 1964-
Title 33 men : inside the miraculous survival and dramatic rescue of the Chilean miners by Jonathan Franklin.
Also titled Thirty-three men
Edition Large print ed.
Published Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011
Description 397 p. (large print) : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents Buried alive -- A desperate search -- Stuck in hell--first days trapped underground -- Speed vs. precision -- 17 days of silence -- A bonanza at the bottom of the mine -- Crawling back to life -- The marathon -- TV reality -- Finish line in sight -- The final days -- The final preparation -- The rescue -- First days of freedom -- Author's note -- Epilogue.
Summary Based on over 100 interviews with the miners? their families? and the rescue team? this is the riveting and authoritative account of the 2010 San José mine rescue in Chile after one of the longest human entrapments in history. With his coveted "Rescue Pass?" Franklin was permitted access far past the police perimeter. In captivating and never-before-revealed detail? he tells a spellbinding story of struggle? endurance? ingenuity? and miraculous triumph.
Subjects Gold mines and mining -- Accidents -- Chile -- Copiapó Region.
Copper mines and mining -- Accidents -- Chile -- Copiapó Region.
Mine rescue work -- Chile -- Copiapó Region.
Survival -- Chile -- Copiapó Region.
Gold miners -- Chile -- Biography
Copper miners -- Chile -- Biography
Large type books
Large print books
Copiapó Region (Chile) -- History -- 21st century.
Copiapó Region (Chile) -- Biography.
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