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Tobar, Héctor

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist relates the experiences of the thirty-three men who endured entrapment beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days during the San José mine collapse outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 TOB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 Tobar 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 TOB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 983 TOB

Tobar, Héctor

Summary: "In The Last Great Road Bum, Héctor Tobar turns the peripatetic true story of a naive son of Urbana, Illinois, who died fighting with guerrillas in El Salvador into the great American novel for our times. Joe Sanderson died in pursuit of a life worth writing about. He was, in his words, a 'road bum,' an adventurer and a storyteller, belonging to no place, people, or set of ideas. He was born...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

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