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Mitchell Zuckoff

Biography

Mitchell Zuckoff

 

Mitchell Zuckoff is the author of six books and a professor of journalism at Boston University. A New York native, Zuckoff spent two decades as a reporter, much of that time with The Boston Globe, where he was an investigative reporter and roving national correspondent. His work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Fortune, and other major magazines.

Zuckoff received the Winship/PEN New England Award for his New York Times bestselling book, LOST IN SHANGRI-LA. During his newspaper career, he was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting, and won the Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Livingston Award. He lives outside Boston with his family.

Books by Mitchell Zuckoff

by Mitchell Zuckoff - History, Nonfiction

On November 5, 1942, a US cargo plane slammed into the Greenland Ice Cap. Four days later, the B-17 assigned to the search-and-rescue mission became lost in a blinding storm and also crashed. Miraculously, all nine men on board survived, and the US military launched a daring rescue operation. But after picking up one man, the Grumman Duck amphibious plane flew into a severe storm and vanished. FROZEN IN TIME tells the story of these crashes and the fate of the survivors.

by Mitchell Zuckoff - History, Nonfiction

On May 13, 1945, 24 American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea. But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival when the plane crashed.