Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Publish date: October 7th 2014
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Book Club
Back in 2010 I was glued to the television watching the news coverage of the trapped Chilean miners. I just couldn't believe what had happened. So when I found out about this book I knew that I had to read it. With all the media coverage of what happened I thought I knew a lot about what happened bu...
The story of the 33 men in Chile that were buried for 69 days under 660 mts. I followed the case when it happened, who didn't? It was a true miracle. I re-watched some clips when the first miner (Florencio Avalos) got out; it was very poignant. I did not remember the capsule; re-watching it amazed m...
Deep Down Dark. The title describes the places in the heart and spirit as well as in the earth where thirty-three miners spent sixty-nine days. They faced mortality, the real possibility of never again seeing the families for whom they had taken on this dangerous work. In that dark place, they found...
“Deep Down Dark” reveals the story behind the tragedy of a mine disaster in the desert of Chile, on August 5, 2010. The many superstitions surrounding the collapsed mine, like it was a woman being violated when it creaked and groaned or caved in, or the mine was weeping for its plight, being hacked ...