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The boys in the cave : [large print] deep inside the impossible rescue in Thailand / Matt Gutman.

By: Gutman, Matt.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018Description: viii, 430 p. (large print), [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly color) : 23 cm.ISBN: 9780062910714 .Report number: BQ-Summer 19Subject(s): Caving -- Search and rescue operations -- Thailand | Soccer players -- ThailandGenre/Form: Large type books.Summary: After a practice in June 2018, a Thai soccer coach took a dozen of his young players to explore a famous but flood-prone cave. It was one of the boys’ birthday, but neither he nor the dozen resurfaced. Worried parents and rescuers flocked to the mouth of a cave that seemed to have swallowed the boys without a trace. Ranging in age from eleven to sixteen, the boys were all members of the Wild Boars soccer team. When water unexpectedly inundated the cave, blocking their escape, they retreated deeper inside, taking shelter in a side cavern. While the world feared them dead, the thirteen young souls survived by licking the condensation off the cave’s walls, meditating, and huddling together for warmth.
List(s) this item appears in: 2019 LARGE Print Selections | 2019 LARGE PRINT Summer Catalog | 2019 Summer Catalog
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Large Print Large Print Books-by-Mail
BbM Office
Biography/Autobiography LP-5335 BIO Checked out 07/17/2019 30901000711167
Large Print Large Print Books-by-Mail
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Biography/Autobiography LP-5335 BIO Checked out 08/01/2019 30901000710986

After a practice in June 2018, a Thai soccer coach took a dozen of his young players to explore a famous but flood-prone cave. It was one of the boys’ birthday, but neither he nor the dozen resurfaced. Worried parents and rescuers flocked to the mouth of a cave that seemed to have swallowed the boys without a trace. Ranging in age from eleven to sixteen, the boys were all members of the Wild Boars soccer team. When water unexpectedly inundated the cave, blocking their escape, they retreated deeper inside, taking shelter in a side cavern. While the world feared them dead, the thirteen young souls survived by licking the condensation off the cave’s walls, meditating, and huddling together for warmth.

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