Lost In Shangri-la: A True Story Of Survival, Adventure, And The Most Incredible Rescue Mission Of World War Ii by Mitchell ZuckoffLost In Shangri-la: A True Story Of Survival, Adventure, And The Most Incredible Rescue Mission Of World War Ii by Mitchell Zuckoff

Lost In Shangri-la: A True Story Of Survival, Adventure, And The Most Incredible Rescue Mission Of…

byMitchell Zuckoff

Paperback | April 24, 2012

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A New York Times bestseller, the extraordinary World War II mission to rescue survivors of a U.S. military plane crash in an isolated corner of the South Pacific, and the ancient indigenous tribe members that aided those stranded on the ground in this "Shangri-La."
 
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.

Mitchell Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University and the author of five previous books, including theNew York TimesbestsellerLost in Shangri-La, which won the Winship/PEN Award for Nonfiction. As a reporter for theBoston Globe, he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist and won the Distinguished Writing Award from the American ...
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Title:Lost In Shangri-la: A True Story Of Survival, Adventure, And The Most Incredible Rescue Mission Of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.97 inPublished:April 24, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061988359

ISBN - 13:9780061988356

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing story A compelling story of survival and cultural differences. Another excellent book by Zuckoff!!
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Read The book was an excellent read. It was informative and left one with a I believe a true understanding of both the survivors and the people of the valley. It was respectful of the people. Enjoyed this true life account.
Date published: 2015-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lost in Shangri-la Great book. Great Story. The rich details of the people involved, locations, pictures and testimonials, gives life to a breath taking narrative of an episode unknown to the current generation and outside the US.
Date published: 2014-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lost in Shangri-La Remarkable tale, remarkably researched and wonderfully written. The book was hard to put down. I'm sure I'll pick it up in hardcopy and read it again.
Date published: 2014-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a read! Fascinating, exciting, intense and illuminating. An excellent portrayal of a relatively unknown story. Excellently written and well-researched.
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lost in Shangri-La Great book, kept me on the edge of my seat! I couldn't put it down once I started it!
Date published: 2013-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very interesting great true story from ww2
Date published: 2013-05-19

Editorial Reviews

“Mitchell Zuckoff has uncovered, and vividly reconstructed, such an astonishing tale. . . . Zuckoff skillfully builds narrative tension and deft character portraits. . . . . He has pulled off a remarkable feat — and held the reader firmly in the grip.”