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The amazing true-life story of survival in the Andes mountains – and the lessons learnt.
● Written by one of the survivors – this book demonstrates how ordinary people can overcome the greatest of challenges.
● The book distils the key lessons for survival – coordinated team work despite the individual instinct for survival.
● Engagingly written with original photos.
● The story has been the subject of movies (Alive!) and other books – this is the most up-to-date account of the story.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-910649-41-1
  • FORMAT: 216 x 138mm
  • Bookbinding: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 256pp

AUTHOR

        

Pedro Algorta

Pedro Algorta is one of the sixteen survivors of the Uruguayan plane that crashed in the Andes in 1972. After the accident, he lived in Buenos Aires where he graduated with a degree in Economic Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires, and then went on to get an MBA from Stanford University. He has had a successful business career as an executive at various companies: Techint, Quilmes and Peñaflor, among others.

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