Miracle in the Andes

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Nando Parrado
Miracle in the Andes

Nando and his rugby team from Uruguay were on a charter flight heading to a competition when the plane crashed in the Andes Mountains. Nando describes the 72 days on the mountain and the long trek home. His mother, sister, and many of the team members perished in the crash and in the 12 days of bitter cold waiting for help. Finally Nando and another man hiked 12 days in terrible conditions across the mountains until they got to Chile and help from the peasants there. The book is gripping and almost impossible to believe with all they went through and still survived. I read it on my Nook and was glad to get the book at the library so I could see the photgraphs more clearly. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book and would recommend it to readers who like true survival stories.

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Sue N., Youth Services

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