Tag: survival

Jul 28

Book Review: Hatchet

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen My kid read this for school and liked it, so when I found myself in a reading doldrum, I picked it up. This is standard survivalist fare, paced to make it interesting and voiced for younger teens. Adults should like it too, as I did. Boy crashes in a plane, lands …

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Mar 18

Book Review: Alive

Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors by Piers Paul Read The success of this book relates mostly to the compelling nature of the tragedy that spawned it. Even before reading this book, I’d heard the story of these Urugayans who crashed into the Andes back in 1972. It seemed like the perfect book to …

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