Deep Down Dark

Deep Down Dark

When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. The entire world watched what transpired above-ground during the grueling and protracted rescue, but the saga of the miners' experiences below the Earth's surface—and the lives that led them there—has never been heard until now.

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Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Tobar’s “Deep Down Dark” tells this tale with remarkable depth and nuance.

Kirkus Reviews : Deep Down Dark (October 10, 2014)

An electrifying, empathetic work of journalism that makes a four-year-old story feel fresh.

Taut with suspense and moments of tenderness and replete with a cast of unforgettable characters, "Deep Down Dark" ranks with the best of adventure literature.

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

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