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33 men [electronic resource] : Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners. Jonathan Franklin.

Franklin, Jonathan. (Author). Chiroldes, Tony. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101978283 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2011.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Tony Chiroldes.
Summary, etc.: 33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners 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. It would be seventeen long days before the miners were discovered alive and the world press descended. It would be another fifty-two days before the miners were all successfully rescued. For eight weeks, Franklin conducted interviews with families, rescue workers, the mine psychologist, drill operators, scientists, and the architects of the rescue operation. He reported from an improvised office on the mountainside that was the nerve center of the rescue operation, in a makeshift container. Far below, families and loved ones lived in a cluster of tents...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 217511 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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