Mitchell Zuckoff Writing Styles in Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II

Mitchell Zuckoff
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Perspective

The author of this book was researching something completely different when he came across an article about the crash of the Gremlin Special in New Guinea during World War II. Over time, the author came across other articles and soon began to collect what he called a string, pieces of information on the crash. Soon the author became fascinated with the crash and decided it was a story that had been overlooked for too long and needed to be told.

The author, a professor of journalism at Boston University, came to this story as a journalist. However, the story is filled with so much human drama and emotion that any writer would find it impossible not to become involved in his story. At the end of the book, the author admits to a personal connection to the story by describing his interviews with C. Earl Walter, the paratrooper...

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