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Alone : the true story of the man who fought the sharks, waves, and weather of the Pacific and won

Author: Gérard d' Aboville
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., 2011, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At the age of forty-five, Gerard d'Aboville set out to row across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to the United States. Taking his rowboat, the Sector, which had a living compartment thirty-one inches high, containing a bunk, a one-burner stove, and a ham radio, d'Aboville departed across an ocean 6,200 miles wide."--Page 4 of cover.
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Named Person: Gérard d' Aboville; Gérard d' Aboville
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gérard d' Aboville
ISBN: 9781611451122 1611451124
OCLC Number: 711051665
Description: xiv, 167 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Gerard d'Aboville ; translated from the French by Richard Seaver ; introduction by Paul Theroux.

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The incredible story of one man's heroic battle against almost impossible odds, Alone tells of d'Aboville's mission to row across the Pacific Ocean. "A gripping story not just of physical endurance  Read more...

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