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Lost in Shangri-la: The Epic True Story of a World War II Plane Crash into the Stone Age

Zuckoff, Mitchell

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ISBN 10: 0061988340 / ISBN 13: 9780061988349
Published by Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2011
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Title: Lost in Shangri-la: The Epic True Story of a...

Publisher: Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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?A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew?what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read!" ?Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic
 
Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoffunleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War IIrescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S.military personnel into a land that time forgot. Fans of Hampton Sides? Ghost Soldiers, Marcus Luttrell?s Lone Survivor, and David Grann?s The Lost Cityof Z will be captivated by Zuckoff?s masterfullyrecounted, all-true story of danger, daring, determination, and discovery injungle-clad New Guinea during the final days of WWII.

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?A truly incredible adventure.? (New York Times Book Review)

?[A] gripplingly cinematic account. . . . A remarkable cast of characters. . . . A.? (Entertainment Weekly)

?This is an absorbing adventure right out of the Saturday-morning serials. . . . Lost in Shangri-La deserves a spot on the shelf of Greatest Generation nonfiction. It puts the reader smack into the jungle. ? (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

?Zuckoff transforms impressive research into a deft narrative that brings the saga of the survivors to life.? (Publishers Weekly (starred review))

?Zuckoff delivers a remarkable survival story. . . . In this well-crafted book, Zuckoff turns the long-forgotten episode into an unusually exciting narrative. . . . Polished, fast-paced and immensely readable?ready for the big screen.? (Kirkus Reviews (starred review))

?[An] engaging story. . . . This excellent book will be enjoyed by anyone who loves true adventure stories.? (Library Journal (starred review))

?A riveting tale in the hands of a good storyteller. . . . LOST IN SHANGRI-LA is the most thrilling book, fiction or nonfiction, that I have read since I can?t remember when.? (Seattle Times)

?Mitchell Zuckoff has uncovered, and vividly reconstructed, such an astonishing tale. . . . Zuckoff skillfully builds narrative tension and deft character portraits. . . . . He has pulled off a remarkable feat ? and held the reader firmly in the grip.? (David Grann, Washington Post)

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