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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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ISBN 9780062065049
Genre HISTORY / Oceania
Format Paperback
Pages 545
Publisher Date 2011-04-26 00:00:00.0
Publisher Harperluxe
Copyright Year 2011
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.3 lb
Language English
Subtitle A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
Edition Detail Larger Print
Audience General/trade
Authors Zuckoff, Mitchell
Country of Origin United States

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    If you like adventure and war stories, this is for you. It very accurately describes the island.

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