'His story is awesome. It is also enthralling, inspirational and an impressive testimony to one man's unquenchable instinct for survival and to the amazing resilience of the human spirit' Daily Mail. This first, first-hand account brings an entirely new perspective to this famous story. The story of the Andes plane crash and rescue has already been a highly successful film and bestselling book. MIRACLE IN THE ANDES attracted massive media attention on publication. 'An utterly compelling read' Sunday Express. 'Far and away the best book I've read this year is Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado, survivor and rescuer of the others who lived by desperate means through the horrific 1972 Andes plane crash' Publishing News. 'This book not only reveals the lengths to which humans will go to survive, it makes you question your own strengths and weaknesses ... [this] dramatic story is moving, powerful and riveting' Daily Express.
Nando Parrado, after surviving the Andes plane crash, has gone on to become a successful businessman and television producer and presenter. He speaks five languages, is a hugely successful lecturer around the world, and in his spare time races motorcycles and stock cars.
'this extremely humbling version of version of events tells how they sacrificed so much to survive their predictament. Overcoming adversity is rarely this tough' STUFF