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33 Men by Jonathan Franklin
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33 Men

Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners

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Length 7 hours 42 minutes
Language English
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Having had unparalleled access to the Chilean mine disaster, award-winning journalist Jonathan Franklin takes readers to the heart of a remarkable story of human endurance, survival, and historic heroism.33 Men is the groundbreaking, authoritative account of the Chilean mine disaster, one of the longest human entrapments in history. Rushing to the scene when the miners were discovered, Franklin obtained a coveted "Rescue Team" pass and reported directly from the front lines of the rescue operation, beyond police controls, for six weeks.Based on more than 110 intimate interviews with the miners, their families, and the rescue team, Franklin's narrative captures the remarkable story of these men and women, in details shocking, beautiful, comedic, and heroic. Gripping and raw with never-before-revealed details, 33 Men is a true story that reads like a thriller.

Jonathan Franklin moved to Chile in 1994 and is a correspondent for The Guardian (UK). Granted a Rescue Team credential at the site of the Chilean mine disaster, his dispatches ran in The GuardianThe Washington PostThe Observer (UK), and The Sydney Morning Herald. As cameraman at the mine, he filmed exclusive footage for ABC News, CNN International, Univision, and the Discovery Channel. Fluent in Spanish, Franklin has covered events ranging from the arrest of Augusto Pinochet to the inner workings of the cocaine trade during his years in South America. His features are regularly published in GQEsquireMarie ClairePlayboy, and many other magazines. As cofounder of AddictVillage, Franklin travels throughout Latin America to produce reports for magazines and newspapers worldwide. His investigative reporting has been used by ABC’s Nightline, CBS’s 60 Minutes, A&E, the BBC, and numerous documentary productions worldwide. An American who was raised in Lincoln, Massachusetts, and attended Brown University, Franklin currently resides in Santiago with his family.

Tony Chiroldes is a New York-based actor and voice actor. He was an original cast member of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award–winning musical In the Heights. He also appeared in Paul Simon's The Capeman and The Mapmaker's Opera. On television, Chiroldes was the Royal Hulamouse on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. He performs simultaneous translation into Spanish on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. 

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