Lost in Shangri-la

Lost in Shangri-la

The Epic True Story of A World War II Plane Crash Into the Stone Age

Book - 2011
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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.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2011
ISBN: 9780061988349
Branch Call Number: 940.548 ZUC 2011 22
Characteristics: xii, 384 p


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gardooney Aug 12, 2012

Quite riveting. Enjoyed it. If your a WWII or history buff lots of interesting info.

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