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The Resource I had to survive : how a plane crash in the Andes inspired my calling to save lives, Dr. Roberto Canessa and Pablo Vierci ; translated by Carlos Frias

I had to survive : how a plane crash in the Andes inspired my calling to save lives, Dr. Roberto Canessa and Pablo Vierci ; translated by Carlos Frias

Label
I had to survive : how a plane crash in the Andes inspired my calling to save lives
Title
I had to survive
Title remainder
how a plane crash in the Andes inspired my calling to save lives
Statement of responsibility
Dr. Roberto Canessa and Pablo Vierci ; translated by Carlos Frias
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
This is a gripping and heartrending recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled survivor Roberto Canessa to become one of the world's leading pediatric cardiologists. Canessa played a key role in safeguarding his fellow survivors, eventually trekking with a companion across the hostile mountain range for help. This fine line between life and death became the catalyst for the rest of his life. This uplifting tale of hope and determination, solidarity and ingenuity gives vivid insight into a world famous story. Canessa also draws a unique and fascinating parallel between his work as a doctor performing arduous heart surgeries on infants and unborn babies and the difficult life-changing decisions he was forced to make in the Andes
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Yo tenía que sobrevivir
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Canessa, Roberto
Dewey number
  • 363.12/4092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
LC call number
TL553.9
LC item number
.C3613 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vierci, Pablo
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Airplane crash survival
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Aircraft accident victims
  • Heart surgeons
  • Canessa, Roberto
Label
I had to survive : how a plane crash in the Andes inspired my calling to save lives, Dr. Roberto Canessa and Pablo Vierci ; translated by Carlos Frias
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Yo tenía que sobrevivir
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn928959625
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
290 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781476765440
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015043876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)928959625
Label
I had to survive : how a plane crash in the Andes inspired my calling to save lives, Dr. Roberto Canessa and Pablo Vierci ; translated by Carlos Frias
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Yo tenía que sobrevivir
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn928959625
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
290 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781476765440
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015043876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)928959625

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