Nando Parrado, after surviving the Andes plane crash, has gone on to become a successful businessman and television producer and presenter. He speaks five languages, is a hugely successful lecturer around the world, and in his spare time races motorcycles and stock cars.
This book not only reveals the lengths to which humans will go to survive, it makes you question your own strengths and weaknesses ... [this] dramatic story is moving, powerful and riveting * Daily Express * Far and away the best book I've read this year is Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado, survivor and rescuer of the others who lived by desperate means through the horrific 1972 Andes plane crash * Publishing News * An utterly compelling read * Sunday Express * Given up for dead after an air crash in the Andes in 1972, Nando Parrado not only survived but showed the strength and determination that saved his own life and that of his fifteen friends. Now he gives his own account of his ordeal -enthralling, enlightening, modest, and moving. An impressive testimony to what love can achieve -- Piers Paul Read, author of ALIVE His story is awesome. It is also enthralling, inspirational and an impressive testimony to one man's unquenchable instinct for survival and to the amazing resilience of the human spirit * Daily Mail *