Friday, June 03, 2011

Lost in Shangri-La: a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff

In Note to the Reader: “Near the end of World War II, a U. S. Army plane flying over the island of New Guinea crashed in an uncharted region inhabited by a prehistoric tribe.” A true adventure story: Three people survive the crash and must find their way through cannibals, the Japanese and down a mountainside. Badly injured, dehydrated and hungry, they travel through dense jungle to find help.

Well researched by Mitchell Zuckoff with interviews from the sole surviving American, find this book in the new nonfiction section under: 940.548 ZUCKO

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