By Héctor Tobar

While the San José mine collapsed outdoor of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners underneath hundreds of thousands of ft of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. the complete international watched what transpired above-ground throughout the grueling and chronic rescue, however the saga of the miners' stories lower than the Earth's surface—and the lives that led them there—has by no means been heard until eventually now.
For Deep Down Dark, the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Héctor Tobar bought unique entry to the miners and their stories. those thirty-three males got here to think about the mine, a cavern causing consistent and thundering aural torment, as one of those coffin, and as a church the place they sought redemption via prayer. Even whereas nonetheless buried, all of them agreed that if through a few miracle any of them escaped alive, they might proportion their tale basically jointly. Héctor Tobar was once the individual they selected to listen to, and now to inform, that story.
The result's a masterwork or narrative journalism—a riveting, every now and then stunning, emotionally textured account of a novel human occasion. Deep Down Dark brings to haunting, tactile existence the adventure of being imprisoned within a mountain of stone, the horror of being slowly ate up by way of starvation, and the non secular and mystical components that surrounded operating in the sort of harmful position. In its stirring ultimate chapters, it captures the profound method within which the lives of everybody eager about the catastrophe have been eternally replaced.

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92 THYREOPHORANS 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 ORNITHOPODS 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 ORNITHOPODS 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 MARGINOCEPHALIANS 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 MARGINOCEPHALIANS 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 MAMMALS 1 . . . .

98 MARGINOCEPHALIANS 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 MARGINOCEPHALIANS 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 MAMMALS 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 MAMMALS 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 THE FIRST HUMANS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 billion years ago.

80 THE DINOSAURS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 THEROPODS 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 THEROPODS 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 SAUROPODOMORPHS 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 SAUROPODOMORPHS 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 THYREOPHORANS 1 . . . . . . . .

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