Lost in Shangri-La
A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
ISBN10: 0061988359 ISBN13: 9780061988356 Publisher: Perennial Published: Apr 24 2012 Pages: 384 Weight: 0.72lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
?A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush and impenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame with great gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is a true story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew?what an utterly compelling and deeply satisfying read!" ?Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue 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 City of Z will be captivated by Zuckoff?s masterfully recounted, all-true story of danger, daring, determination, and discovery in jungle-clad New Guinea during the final days of WWII.