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Deep down Dark

The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free

Deep down Dark( )
Author: Tobar, Héctor
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $42.72
Book Description:


' . . . an eloquent testament to the human spirit' The Times

The heart-stopping survival story of the 33 miners trapped half a mile beneath the surface for 69 days when the San Jose Mine collapsed. More 1 billion viewers worldwide watched the rescue, and it is now being made into a major film.

No other writer has been granted the deep and exclusive access to the miners that Puliter Prize-winning journalist...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Mining
Biography & Autobiography / General
Reference / Survival & Emergency Preparedness
Technology & Engineering / Emergency Management
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 24 x 3.1 cm
Book Weight:0.534 Kilograms
Author Biography
Tobar, Héctor (Author)
Héctor Tobar was born in 1963 in Los Angeles, California. He received an M.F.A. from the University of California at Irvine and became a reporter with the Los Angeles Times in the 1980's. Along with a team of writers, he was honored with a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the L.A. riots in 1992.

He has written both fiction and non-fiction works. His novels include The Tattooed Soldier and The Barbarian Nurseries, which won the California Book Award Gold Medal for Fiction. His non-fiction works include Translation Nation and Deep Down Dark.


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