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Survive the savage sea

Author: Dougal Robertson
Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, NY : Sheridan House, 1994.
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After their 43-foot schooner was stove in by a pod of killer whales, the six members of the Robertson family spent 37 days adrift in the Pacific. With no maps, compass or navigation instruments, and rations for only three days, they used every survival technique they could as they battled 20-foot waves, marauding sharks, thirst, starvation and exhaustion.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dougal Robertson
ISBN: 0924486732 9780924486739
OCLC Number: 30895898
Notes: Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 1973.
Description: 217 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Author's Acknowledgements Glossary of Sailing Terms Prologue Part One: the Attack Part Two: Castaways Part Three: Safety Part Four: Coincidence Part Five: The Last Analysis
Responsibility: Dougal Robertson.

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...[a] well-written account...an unexpectedly personal view of a man's physical and a woman's emotional courage that, when bonded, produced the strength to survive. Sailing For stark excitement, Read more...

 
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