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The 33

Author: Hetor, Tobar

Publisher: Picador

List Price:$16.00
Our Price:$5.39 (66% OFF) USD


The 33 : When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. After the disaster, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Héctor Tobar received exclusive access to the miners and their tales, and in The 33, he brings them to haunting, visceral life. We learn what it was like to be imprisoned inside a mountain, understand the horror of being slowly consumed by hunger, and experience the awe of working in such a place-underground passages filled with danger and that often felt alive. A masterwork of narrative journalism and a stirring testament to the power of the human spirit, The 33 captures the profound ways in which the lives of the Chilean miners and everyone involved in the catastrophe were forever changed.

Category   Subject
History & Geography   Latin America
Social Science   Sociology

ISBN 13:9781250088949
ISBN 10:1250088941
Size:8.22" l x 5.39" w x 0.91" h
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