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By Steven Callahan

ISBN-10: 0618257322

ISBN-13: 9780618257324

Ahead of the suitable hurricane, sooner than within the center of the ocean, Steven Callahan’s dramatic story of survival at sea used to be at the ny occasions bestseller record for greater than thirty-six weeks. In many ways the version for the recent wave of event books, Adrift is an indisputable seafaring vintage, a riveting firsthand account through the single guy recognized to have survived greater than a month on my own at sea, struggling with for his existence in an inflatable raft after his small sloop capsized basically six days out. “Utterly absorbing” (Newsweek), Adrift is a must have for any event library.

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