ALIVE: The True Story of the Andes Survivors

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Acknowledged throughout the world as one of the most moving and inspiring stories of survival ever written. In 1973, sixteen Uruguayan boys, most of them teenagers, were rescued after surviving for ten weeks in the snowy wastes of the high Andes after their plane crashed. This is the story of their survival, told with compassion, understanding, and restraint.

First published in 1974
New afterword by the author
New material by and about the survivors
Maps, photographs

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8 1.5-hour cassettes

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Piers Paul Read, the son of poet and art critic Sir Herbert Read, was raised in North Yorkshire, was educated by Benedictine monks at Ampleforth College, and was a student of history at Cambridge University. Before publishing his first novel, Game in Heaven, he worked as a subeditor on the Times Literary Supplement. His fiction and nonfiction has won many awards, and several of his works have been adapted for television or film.

Paul Ansdell has been an actor and voice actor for over twenty years and can be heard narrating numerous audiobooks including The Woman in Black and I'm the King of the Castle (both by Susan Hill) and Deadly Focus (by RC Bridgestock).

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