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And I Alone Survived

3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  96 ratings  ·  11 reviews
The drama began as Lauren Elder joined two friends for a pleasure flight from San Francisco to Death Valley. The little plane strained to rise above the jagged crest of the High Sierra. The views were magnificent. Suddenly, Lauren's excitement turned to shock. The plane was heading straight for the mountain. It smashed fifteen feet short of the summit. Her friends dead, he ...more
Unknown Binding, 188 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Dutton Books
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Rachel Brown
Amazing survival story of a young woman who was the sole survivor of a small plane crash high in the mountains. With no food, a broken arm, and still in her party clothes, she climbed and hiked for three days to find help.

For a non-professional author, the prose is not bad at all, and the descriptions are clean and vivid. Very well worth reading if you like survival stories.
Goldenwattle
The true survival story of a remarkable escape from an aeroplane crash high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the US. Lauren Elder was determined to survive and despite the insanity of hallucinations she made it. The other two people in the plane were not so lucky, one dying of head injuries and the other of internal bleeding. I was surprised though that Lauren did not suspect Jay had internal bleeding – abdominal pain – cold limbs. Although even if she had she could have done nothing to help. S ...more
Louise
True story of a woman's courageous battle to survive after a pleasure flight with friends ends in disaster.

I read this book in one sitting it was so good!
Carla
Feb 28, 2009 Carla added it
A true story and very interesting book of survival and the will to live. The plane crach occurred near Mount Whitney where we love to go camping.
Anne
Love love love this book!!!! I discovered this book when I was in high school, and it has been a favorite ever since!!!!
Gaile
True story of an air crash in the mountains and the lone author walking down the mountain through snow and ice to civilization.
thebutterflycastle
Best read. Real. Survival. I couldn't out this book down until I finished it.
Cindy
Non-fiction about a woman who survived a plane crash in the Sierras.
Lavon Smith
I have read this book twice and am amazed at how she made it.
Shawn Marie Hardy
This is the best self-help book anyone could possibly ever need.
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