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            The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand

            The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand (Paperback)

            By Gutman, Matt

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            From award-winning ABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman, and written using exclusive interviews and information comes the definitive account of the dramatic story that gripped the world: the miracle rescue of twelve boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded ca...ve miles underground for nearly three weeks--a pulse-pounding page-turner by a reporter who was there every step of their journey out. 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. In this thrilling account, ABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman recounts this amazing story in depth and from every angle, exploring their time in the cave, the failed plans and human mistakes that nearly doomed them, and the daring mission that ultimately saved them. Gutman introduces the elite team of volunteer divers who risked death to execute a plan so risky that its American planners admitted, for us, success would have meant getting just one boy out alive. He takes you inside the meetings where life and death decisions were grimly made and describes how these heroes pulled off an improbable rescue under immense pressure, with the boys' desperate parents and the entire world watching. One of the largest rescues in history was in doubt until the very last moment. Matt Gutman covered the story intensively, went deep inside the caves himself, and in
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            ISBN 9780062909923
            Released NZ 17 Jun 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

            The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cochrane, Liam

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Twelve boys and one coach; ten kilometres of tunnels; one huge rescue effort. When a team of soccer players from the Wild Boar Academy Football Club - a scrappy club of undocumented migrants and outcasts - became stranded behind rising water in a labyrinthine Thai cave system, th...ey set in train a drama that would captivate the world. Nine days later, still trapped in the dark without food, and with only water leaking through the walls to drink, their survival seemed unlikely. Yet against the odds a team of determined divers traversed floodwaters and narrow cave-ways to locate the boys - alive and hopeful. And so began one of the most daring rescues the world has seen. ABC foreign correspondent Liam Cochrane was on the ground as the dramatic events unfolded. Using his local knowledge and firsthand connections, he puts us at the centre of the story, as we witness the boys' agonising wait, the divers' battle against muddy currents, the race to pump out flooded caves, and the work of the often-quirky international experts who flew in to help. He also reveals un-reported or little-known information about the families; the background politics; the near misses and tragedies; the burn-out; the triumph; and what the future holds for a bunch of children and their coach - whose fun excursion after soccer practice turned suddenly deadly.
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            ISBN 9780733340130
            Published NZ 7 Dec 2018
            Publisher ABC Books
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            The Great Cave Rescue
              

            The Great Cave Rescue (EPUB ebook)

            By Massola, James

            The complete story of the miraculous rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team boys and their coach in Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand in July 2018.

            ISBN 9781760870065
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            Language en
            Published NZ 14 Nov 2018
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue
             

            The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue (EPUB ebook)

            By Cochrane, Liam

            Twelve lost boys, their coach, and the heroes who rescued them. When the 12 young members of the Wild Boars soccer club walked into a Thai cave with their coach, they expected to be out by nightfall. A birthday cake waited in the fridge for one boy, another boy had a tutoring cla...ss. They had rope and torches but no food. Then a sudden monsoonal downpour flooded their route out. They were trapped - imprisoned in a cave said to be haunted by a mythical broken-hearted princess. So began the greatest search-and-rescue mission in living memory. People from across Thailand, and soon from across the world, joined hands to find the boys and get them out. ABC foreign correspondent Liam Cochrane was on the ground as the dramatic events unfolded. Using his local knowledge, and working with a team of Thai researchers, he puts us at the centre of the story, witnessing the boys' agonising wait, the divers' battle against muddy torrents, the race to pump out flooded caves, the secret drilling plans. With unrivalled access, he reveals fresh details about the boys' time inside the cave and gives an exclusive account of the rescue from lead diver John Volanthen. Amidst the hope, there are tensions, tragedy and powerful players guiding the rescue. But most of all, this is the inspirational story of an amazing group of boys and what can be achieved when the world unites.
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            ISBN 9781460711446
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            Language en
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2018
            Publisher ABC Books
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            Beneath the Surface: a Natural History of Australian Caves
             

            Beneath the Surface: a Natural History of Australian Caves (Paperback, New title)

            Edited by Hamilton-Smith, Elery; Finlayson, Brian

            • RRP: $59.99
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            A comprehensive review of what is presently known about Australia's caves, including the variety of cave types and how they form, cave fauna, fossils, Aboriginal relics and decorations in caves, and a history of cave exploration and cave science in Australia.

            ISBN 9780868405957
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2003
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days

            The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Massola, James

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning visitors not to enter during the monsoon season. What ensued was a high-stakes international mission which very nearly didn't succeed. The ordeal rivet...ed millions around the world. First came the awful news that twelve Thai boys aged 11 to 16 and their young coach were missing. Then the flickering video of the huddle of anxious and hungry boys found by a pair of British divers nine days later. But the most difficult part was yet to come. Monsoon rains had raised the water level in the cave system, and the 13 were caught in an air pocket, surrounded by rising muddy water, nearly four kilometres from the cave entrance. None of them knew how to dive. Expert Australian, British, American, Chinese and other international divers joined the Thai Navy SEALs and hundreds of local volunteers to mount one of the most risky and complex rescue operations the world has ever seen. Australian doctor Richard Harris and his dive partner Craig Challen were among the last out of the cave, 18 days later. This is the complete story of the remarkable rescue at Tham Luang cave.
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            ISBN 9781760529741
            Published NZ 14 Nov 2018
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Beyond Mammoth Cave: A Tale of Obsession in the World's Longest Cave
             

            Beyond Mammoth Cave: A Tale of Obsession in the World's Longest Cave (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Borden, James D.; Brucker, Roger W.; Illustrated by Heslop, Linda

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            In this volume, James D. Borden and Roger W. Brucker provide an account of the discoveries, including that of Roppel Cave, that made Kentucky's Mammoth Cave three times longer than any other cave in the world.

            ISBN 9780809323463
            Released NZ 30 Nov 2000
            Publisher Inbooks
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Caves: Exploring New Zealand's Subterranean Wilderness
             

            Caves: Exploring New Zealand's Subterranean Wilderness (Hardback)

            By Thomas, Marcus; Silverwood, Neil

            • RRP: $79.99
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            "New Zealanders as a collective share a deep connection with the outdoors. Our rivers, forests, and mountains are part of our national identity but our caves are less well-known and often misunderstood. Though nearly every corner of the country has been explored and mapped, explo...ration beneath our land is still in its infancy. This book takes readers on a journey into New Zealand's longest and deepest caves, through one of the world's most dangerous cave dives, and prospecting for a totally new kind of cave on a South Island glacier. In Caves: Exploring New Zealand's Subterranean Wilderness, Marcus and Neil share their passion for caving with well-researched narrative and dramatic photos - it's as close as you'll get to real caving without getting your socks wet. Caves are places of mystery where few people dare to venture. They are also a valuable resource both for science and recreation and we hope that by sharing our knowledge, and experience in New Zealand's caves we may inspire others to enjoy and protect them. This book is the first of its kind for New Zealand and no effort has been spared in its making. It is for both cavers and non-cavers alike, to inspire, and showcase the true beauty of caves and the mettle of those who explore them"--From book.
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            ISBN 9780473382797
            Published NZ 17 Jul 2017
            Publisher Potton & Burton
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            Nature's Caves and Caverns Calendar 2020: 14 Months of Beautiful Spelunker's Delights!
             

            Nature's Caves and Caverns Calendar 2020: 14 Months of Beautiful Spelunker's Delights! (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Press, Calendar Gal

            • RRP: $52.50
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            Note that this is a DESK calendar - it does not hang on the wall! Before you know it, the New Year will be here! And your Nature's Caves and Caverns 14-Month Desk Calendar 2020 will be your constant companion, especially once you get a look at all the beautiful natural caves and ...caverns inside. This calendar is in rectangular format so you will have a place to write your appointments, thoughts and goals. US Holidays and other memorable days are already marked on the calendar with a mini-graphic - they are so colorful and fun to discover, and there is still room for all your special days and reminders! This is such a wonderful gift for families, singles, spelunkers, and people who love nature, beautiful scenery, lovely colors, and caving. It's also a fantastic and oddly decorative Christmas gift or stocking stuffer. Your friends will love it and so will your family! Be sure to get one for each of your friends so you can share your inspirations and pictures with them. Here are the details: One page for each of 14 months One beautiful photo of a scenic cave or cavern for each month Each page is 8.5 X 11, so there is plenty of room to write and 14 good-sized photos Total of 29 pages, including cover page and back page
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            ISBN 9781672412285
            Released NZ 6 Dec 2019
            Publisher Independently Published
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            Hobbyist's Puzzle Book - No. 3 of 5: Word Search, Sudoku, and Word Scramble Puzzles
              

            Hobbyist's Puzzle Book - No. 3 of 5: Word Search, Sudoku, and Word Scramble Puzzles (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

            By Benitoite, Katherine

            • RRP: $16.99
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            Enjoy these easy to read word search, sudoku, and word scramble puzzles These puzzles are great for beginners. They help improve spelling skills while giving your brain a workout. Each puzzle is organized around a theme. The themes are centered around hobbies such as archery, fis...hing, camping, and caneoing. This is one of five books in a series. This book includes: 16 Word Search puzzles 20 Sudoku puzzles 16 Word Scramble puzzles Large Print
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            ISBN 9781674742502
            Released NZ 12 Dec 2019
            Publisher Independently Published
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Hobbyists Puzzle Book
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