Author(s): Carol Shaben
Only four men survived the plane crash: The pilot, A politician, A cop ...And the criminal he was shackled to. On a freezing October night in 1984, a Canadian commuter plane smashed headlong into a high ridge of remote, rugged forest. Among the survivors was a small-time criminal named Paul Archimbault, now free of his handcuffs and the only one to escape the crash uninjured. The only one capable of keeping the other three survivors alive -- should he choose to...
'In the best traditions of true-life journalism and grips from beginning to end' The Times 'An astonishing true story of catastrophe and redemption' John Vaillant, author of The Tiger 'A shot of storytelling adrenalin, taut and riveting and poised beautifully between pure action and thought' Charles Foran, author of Mordecai: The Life and Times 'A powerful tale about the limits of human resilience in the face of tragedy' Chris Turner, author of The Leap 'Electrifying ... Shaben's riveting narrative is filled with heart' Publishers Weekly
Carol Shaben is the daughter of crash survivor Larry Shaben. An award-winning writer, she has spent years researching the story and interviewing those involved.