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Bad Ground is the exclusive, authorised story of the 14-day entombment and rescue of Beaconsfield miners Brant Webb and Todd Russell and the fascinating aftermath. The blast and rock fall which occurred one kilometre underground on Anzac Day, 25 April 2006, killed their fellow worker, Larry Knight, leaving their shift manager certain they were dead. Tony Wright's enthralling, often spine-chilling narrative begins with a masterfully rendered portrait of the small Tasmanian mining township where the drama unfolded, a township that revealed its deepest secrets to him. Full of portent, Bad Ground reads like a psychological thriller as it follows the many intriguing and moving developments surrounding its central characters and their families, above ground and deep below. Russell and Webb, who were wary colleagues before becoming trapped in a cramped and crushed cage, share explicit details of their gruelling 14-day ordeal. They give an uncensored account of the darkest first five days during which little hope was held finding them, dead or alive, and the profoundly changed world they re-joined when rescued via the tunnel that served as their lifeline for nine agonisingly slow days. Bad Ground sets a new standard for this genre. Beautifully crafted, complex and, in parts, explosive, in the finest storytelling tradition, Tony Wright has written a compelling yarn that will stay with you long after the event itself has been forgotten.
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Book Description Murdoch Books, Millers Point, NSW, Australia, 2006. Condition: Good. illustrated edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP88195209
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Book Description Pier 9, Sydney, 2006. Trade Paperback. Reprint. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 318 pages. Seller Inventory # 261748
Book Description Peir 9, Australia, 2006. Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 318 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine has minor lean. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition except for several of the photo pages at the beginning of the book are partially detached from binding. The exclusive, authorised story of the 14-day entombment and rescue of Beaconsfield miners Brant Webb and Todd Russell and the fascinating aftermath. The blast and rock fall which occurred one kilometre under on Anzac Day, 25 April 2006 killed their fellow worker, Larry Knight a trapped Brant and Todd. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Engineering, Industry, Trades. ISBN/EAN: 9781921208874. Inventory No: 13080171. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Seller Inventory # 13080171
Book Description Pier 9, NSW, 2006. Paper Back. Condition: Very Good. The cover has minor shelf wear and there is a small spot on the edge of the book. Otherwise this book is in excellent condition. 318 pages plus additional colour photographs. Size: Size F: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Seller Inventory # 112941
Book Description Pier 9, Australia. 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # 0243398