. i'm trying not to vomit here. i don't want to read about the desperate measures necessary to survive when you're stuck in an airplane crash site in the andes, with no food, animals, plantlife for miles.
72 days of subsisting on...
pass on this book. if there were some way to excise all the food-related passages, then there are some brilliant moments describing all the mountaineering related stuff. and we learn that Nando Parrado was a real bull of a man.
but the dietary regime of the andes survives ruins this work