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Author Zuckoff, Mitchell.
Title Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff.
Published New York : HarperCollins, c2011.
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 Floor2 Best Sellers  D767.95 .Z84 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Missing in action -- New Guinea.
Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea.
Aircraft accidents -- New Guinea.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- New Guinea.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- United States.
United States. Army Air Forces -- Search and rescue operations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Primitive societies -- New Guinea.
ISBN 0061988340
9780061988349
9780062093585 (international ed.)
0062093584 (international ed.)
OCLC number 658117311