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By Steven Callahan

Ahead of the proper hurricane, earlier than within the middle of the ocean, Steven Callahan’s dramatic story of survival at sea used to be at the big apple instances bestseller record for greater than thirty-six weeks. In many ways the version for the hot wave of experience books, Adrift is an indisputable seafaring vintage, a riveting firsthand account by means of the single guy recognized to have survived greater than a month on my own at sea, combating for his existence in an inflatable raft after his small sloop capsized in simple terms six days out. “Utterly absorbing” (Newsweek), Adrift is a must have for any event library.

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