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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:Paperback
List Price:AUD $33.99
Book Description:

Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar offers the definitive account of a heart-stopping survival story: the 2010 collapse of the San Jose mine and the international rescue effort that somehow managed to save all 33 miners, who had been trapped half a mile beneath the surface for 69 days. The rescue was watched by more 1 billion viewers worldwide. No other writer has been granted the deep and exclusive access to the miners that Hector Tobar has, and no one else can capture and...
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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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