Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-3)
Mitchell Zuckoff lives in Newton, Massachusetts and has a master's degree from University of Missouri. Zuckoff wrote several other books including a biography on Robert Altman and "The Ponzi Scheme". Zuckoff works as a journalist professor at Boston University and his work has appeared in magazines like The New Yorker and Fortune magazine. Zuckoff also worked for The Boston Globe and has won awards for his work as an investigative reporter. The objective of this lesson is to discuss the author and his motive for writing "Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II," which was published in April 2011.
1) Independent Work: Research and Written Summary: Students should research the work of Mitchell Zuckoff and write a summary on the type of book he writes, and what are the common denominator between the...
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