Ten Perilous Escape Stories From Around the World

Book - 2003
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People all over the world have built tunnels in the face of life-threatening risks from cave-ins, floods and toxic gasses as they burrowed through mountains, under rivers, beneath deserts and below cities. In this book are ten gripping tunnel stories from around the world. As you turn the pages- Hold your breath as the soldier struggles to fight back his panic, deep in the coffin-like tunnel, as the world presses in around him Join the rescue crews as they begin digging . . . and listening . . . digging . . . and hoping - struggling to save the living - and retrieve the dead from the mine Share the plight of the desperate escapees who flee through the underground sewers of Berlin to reach freedom in the west. Re-live the search for ancient treasure that led to the discovery of the young King Tut's tomb

These riveting true accounts of human drama beneath the ground are fast-paced and tension-filled - each propelling you to the next extraordinary episode!

Publisher: Camberwell : 2003
ISBN: 9780143301349
Branch Call Number: JNF 624.193 SWAN
Characteristics: 145 p. ; 20 cm


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