33 Men by Jonathan Franklin
Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners

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Award-winning journalist Jonathan Franklin chronicles the harrowing account of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for fourteen weeks in the fall of 2010.

Franklin, with his renowned eye for detail and dialogue, captures the remarkable story of these men to reveal to the world how they used their native talents to survive against all odds in a savage environment.

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Jonathan Franklin is an award-winning journalist who has lived in Chile for fifteen years, twelve of those as the Guardian (UK) correspondent for South America. His features are regularly published in GQ, Esquire, and Playboy magazines. His investigative reporting has been used by Nightline, 60 Minutes, A&E, the BBC, and numerous documentary productions worldwide. Franklin was granted the coveted Rescue Pass, permitting full access to the rescue operation, and his dispatches from the San José mine ran in The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Observer (UK), and The Sydney Morning Herald. As a cameraman at the mine, he filmed exclusive footage for ABC News, CNN International, Univision, and the Discovery Channel. An American who was raised in Lincoln, Massachusetts, and attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, Franklin moved to Chile in 1995. He currently resides with his wife and six daughters in Santiago.
Published February 14, 2011 by Berkley. 338 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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The dramatic story of 33 trapped Chilean miners captivated the world for more than two months in the summer of 2010, but Dante himself could not have conjured a ring of hell like the one British journalist Franklin describes in his fascinating account of the miners' ordeal.Sealed a half-mile unde...

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Putnam's Sons), by Jonathan Franklin, and "Buried Alive: The True Story of the Chilean Mining Disaster and the Extraordinary Rescue at Camp Hope" (Palgrave Macmillan), by Manuel Pino Toro: "33 Men" and "Buried Alive" are among the first books published about Chile's remarkable rescue of 33 miners...

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There were many obstacles to be overcome in the bid to rescue 33 miners trapped 700 metres below ground in the San Jose mine in the remote Atacama desert in Chile, but surely none more delicate than the question of the sex dolls.

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