Buy Online at low price from Helmet Don-Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors (Avon Nonfiction) by Piers Paul Read Publisher: Avon; Reissue edition (3 December 2002) ISBN-13: 978-0380003211 Language: English Mass Market Paperback: 416 pagesOn October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a team of young rugby players crashed into the remote, snow-peaked Andes. Out of the forty-five original passengers and crew, only sixteen made it off the mountain alive. For ten excruciating weeks they suffered deprivations beyond imagining, confronting nature head-on at its most furious and inhospitable. And to survive, they were forced to do what would have once been unthinkable ... This is their story -- one of the most astonishing true adventures of the twentieth century.
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