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33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners

33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners - Jonathan Franklin A little dry in places and repetitive in others - at one point Franklin tells us about the netting to catch fallling rocks from the ceiling of the mine four times in three pages, and repeatedly talks about the poor safety record of the mine and the slipshod procedures there. At times it felt like padding.But it's the dignity of the miners that carries the book, the resilience of the human spirit in the face of death that pushes you on to the conclusion, even when you know what that conclusion is.In future editions, I'd like to see a addendum to find out what the miners are doing years later, and to find out if anything has changed in the mining industry in Chile.