In “Miracle in the Andes”, Nando Parrado tells his amazing story of surviving for 72 days on a remote mountain after a plane crash left him and other passengers stranded. In this inspiring book, Parrado describes how he and his fellow survivors used their ingenuity and strength to overcome impossible odds. He also provides an inside look at the devastating aftermath of the disaster, as well as its impact on his personal life. An unforgettable tale of courage and determination, “Miracle in the Andes” is sure to captivate readers everywhere.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to read an amazing story of courage and determination.
- The story is riveting and inspiring
- Parrado is a gifted writer who brings the reader inside his experiences
- The book provides an important look at the aftermath of a tragic plane crash
- The book is very short.
- It does not provide a lot of details about the plane crash and the survivors’ journey back to civilization.
- Parrado’s writing style can be difficult to read at times.
Learn more about the author
Nando Parrado was born on October 8, 1948, in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 1972, he was one of the survivors of a plane crash that left him and other passengers stranded for 72 days on a remote mountain. He is the co-author (with Leslie Stevens) of Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home.
“Miracle in the Andes”
“I could not put this book down. It is the amazing story of Nando Parrado who, along with 12 other survivors of a plane crash in the Andes Mountains, spent 72 days fighting for their lives before finally being rescued. I was on the edge of my seat from beginning to end.”
“An amazing story of courage and determination!”
“I could not put this book down. It is one of the most amazing stories I have ever read. Nando’s ability to keep hope and faith alive in the most desperate circumstances is astounding.”