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23%OFFJuliane Koepcke - When I Fell from the Sky the True - 9781857885835 - V9781857885835
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When I Fell from the Sky the True

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Description for When I Fell from the Sky the True Paperback. On Christmas Eve 1971, the packed LANSA flight 508 from Lima to Pucallpa was struck by lightning and went down in dense jungle hundreds of miles from civilization. Of its 93 passengers, only one survived: Juliane Koepcke - here is her fascinating story of survival against all the odds. Translator(s): Benjamin, Ross. Num Pages: 248 pages, B&W illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 276.
**Soon to be a major film starring Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner - Girl Who Fell From the Sky** On December 24th 1971, the teenage Juliane boarded the packed flight in Peru to meet her father for Christmas. She and her mother fought to get some of the last seats available and felt thankful to have made the flight. The LANSA airplane flew into a heavy thunderstorm and went down in dense Amazon jungle hundreds of miles from civilization. She fell two miles from the sky, still strapped to her plane seat, into the ... Read more

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About Juliane Koepcke
Juliane Koepcke whose married name is Diller was born in 1954 and grew up in Lima and the rain forest, where her parents founded the Panguana research station. She earned a doctoral degree in biology and works for the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology in Munich. She returns to Peru every year. Her incredible story was documented in the film ... Read more

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Her account of the 11-day trek is enthralling. In shock and suffering from injuries, she made it to a river s edge without her eyeglasses, wearing just a minidress and one sandal. It was rainy season, so there was no fruit to eat. She was either freezing or boiling, set upon by bugs. She contended with stingrays, snakes, king vultures ... Read more

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