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Zuckoff, Mitchell.

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 ZUC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.548 ZUC

Summary: A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FLI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Flight 2003

Lake, Nick

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Emily and her little brother Aidan are onboard a plane bound for Anchorage. When the plane crashes, both kids and the pilot barely escape with their lives and are left to fight for survival in the Alaskan wilderness. But there is worse to come -- Emily and Aidan are being chased, and their shady, unknown pursuers are closing in. As the kids go on the run, Emily finds herself in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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Summary: "Two generations of Bosavi musicians and twenty-five years of field recordings : a comprehensive and intimate musical portrait of life in a Papua New Guinea rainforest community"--Back of container.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/OCEANIC FEL

Summary: A team of rugby players survive a plane crash deep in the desolate, snow-covered Andes Mountains. Stranded there, they must overcome incredible odds to stay alive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ALI

Monninger, Joseph.

Summary: When the plane carrying the Junior Action News Team crash lands in Alaska, the group must try to stay alive in the wilderness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MON

Olson, Tod

Summary: "World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel. At 1:30 p.m., there is only one choice left: an emergency landing at sea. If the crew survives the impact,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 OLS

Dowswell, Paul.

Summary: From shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, this is a collection of real stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DOW

Kells, Claire

Summary: A "debut novel that cross cuts between a competitive college swimmer's harrowing days in the Rocky Mountains after a major airline disaster and her recovery supported by the two men who love her--only one of whom knows what really happened in the wilderness"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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Summary: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOU

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOU RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MOU

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mountain 2017

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2 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE MOU

Perish, Patrick

Summary: "Engaging images accompany information about how to survive a plan crash. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bellwether Media 2017

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Murphy, Brian

Summary: "Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bailed from his B-24 Liberator before it crashed into the Arctic. Alone in subzero temperatures, Crane managed to stay alive in the dead of the Yukon winter for nearly twelve weeks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRANE, LEON MUR

Murphy, Brian

Summary: Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bailed from his B-24 Liberator before it crashed into the Arctic. Alone in subzero temperatures, Crane managed to stay alive in the dead of the Yukon winter for nearly twelve weeks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CRANE, LEON MUR

Hawley, Noah

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Summary: "On a foggy summer night, eleven people -- ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter -- depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs -- the painter -- and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAW

Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff chronicles the 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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.548 ZUC

O'Brian, Patrick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OBR

Diamond, Jared M.

Summary: Draws on decades of field work in the Pacific islands and other world regions to illuminate the degree to which modern society reflects traditional cultures from earlier and ancient time periods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.89 DIA

Adams, Simon.

Summary: Describes the Titanic, including its accommodations, in detail and provides an account of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.91634 ADA

Kantar, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.45 KAN

Sullenberger, Chesley

Summary: On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed one of the most remarkable emergency landings in aviation history when Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the surface of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. To Sullenberger, a pilot with forty years of flying experience who is also a safety consulting expert, the landing was not a miracle but rather...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SUL

Golding, William

Summary: The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1997

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GOL

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: A Bay Area earthquake that shakes up the lives of three beautiful, talented yet somehow unfulfilled women. Sarah Sloane, 30-something wife of Seth, a wildly successful hedge fund entrepreneur, and mother of two, has planned to perfection a high-ticket charity auction. The only thing she hasn't counted on is the biggest seismic event to hit San Francisco since 1906 and the aftershocks it will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 0000

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Mead, Margaret

Summary: Anthropologist Margaret Mead details her study of the Manus, a New Guinea people who had limited contact with the outside world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8955 MEA

Westerfeld, Scott

Summary: When Aero Horizon 16 crashes in the Arctic, eight children emerge from the wreckage to find themselves alone and surrounded, not by ice, but by a mysterious and deadly jungle full of carnivorous plants and predatory birds--the other five hundred people from the plane are gone, not necessarily dead, but taken by something that lives in the jungle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WES

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