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The Resource Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff, (large print)

Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff, (large print)

Label
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II
Title
Lost in Shangri-la
Title remainder
a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Mitchell Zuckoff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the 1945 odyssey of three plane crash survivors in New Guinea who endured a harrowing journey through the jungle to seek help, their encounter with a primitive tribe who had never seen white people, and their eventual rescue by a band of paratroopers
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Zuckoff, Mitchell
Dewey number
940.54/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Survival
  • Aircraft accidents
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Primitive societies
  • Large type books
Label
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-545)
Contents
Missing -- Hollandia -- Shangri-La -- Gremlin Special -- Eureka! -- Charms -- Tarzan -- Gentleman explorer -- Guilt and gangrene -- Earl Walter, Junior and Senior -- Uwambo -- Wimayuk Wandik, aka "Chief Pete" -- Come what may -- Five-by-five -- No Thanksgiving -- Rammy and Doc -- Custer and company -- Bathtime for Yugwe -- "Shoo, shoo baby" -- "Hey, Martha!" -- Promised land -- Hollywood -- Gliders? -- Two queens -- Snatch -- Epilogue: After Shangri-La
Control code
u195930
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
xi, 545 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062065049
Isbn Type
(lg. print : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)670476025
Label
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff, (large print)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-545)
Contents
Missing -- Hollandia -- Shangri-La -- Gremlin Special -- Eureka! -- Charms -- Tarzan -- Gentleman explorer -- Guilt and gangrene -- Earl Walter, Junior and Senior -- Uwambo -- Wimayuk Wandik, aka "Chief Pete" -- Come what may -- Five-by-five -- No Thanksgiving -- Rammy and Doc -- Custer and company -- Bathtime for Yugwe -- "Shoo, shoo baby" -- "Hey, Martha!" -- Promised land -- Hollywood -- Gliders? -- Two queens -- Snatch -- Epilogue: After Shangri-La
Control code
u195930
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
xi, 545 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062065049
Isbn Type
(lg. print : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)670476025

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