33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners
Publish date: February 14th 2011
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
A little dry in places and repetitive in others - at one point Franklin tells us about the netting to catch fallling rocks from the ceiling of the mine four times in three pages, and repeatedly talks about the poor safety record of the mine and the slipshod procedures there. At times it felt like pa...
Quite compelling, particularly the attempts by the psychologists to keep the men calm and happy.
Book of the week R4http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00yhys1/Book_of_the_Week_The_33_Episode_1/blurb - In 2010, the world turned towards Chile when the collapse of a copper mine left 33 men to survive underground for almost 3 months, the longest time in history. Journalists flocked to the San Jo...
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