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 Frías

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 Frías

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 Frías
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author
Translator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"On October 13, 1972, a Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying members of the Old Christians rugby team--and many of their friends and family members--crashed in the Andes Mountains. [This book] offers a ... recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled [then second-year medical student] Roberto Canessa to become one of the world's leading pediatric cardiologists"--Dust jacket flap
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Canessa, Roberto
Dewey number
  • 363.12/4092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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
  • Frías, Carlos
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canessa, Roberto
  • Airplane crash survival
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Aircraft accident victims
  • Heart surgeons
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 Frías
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9781476765440
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015043876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
2015043876
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 Frías
Publication
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9781476765440
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015043876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
2015043876

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