Download e-book for kindle: Capsized: Jim Nalepka's Epic 119 Day Survival Voyage Aboard by Steven Callahan

By Steven Callahan

ISBN-10: 0615913903

ISBN-13: 9780615913902

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"An interesting story of private victories claimed from disaster." - Publishers Weekly

"Soulful, emotional ... earnest and engrossing." - KIRKUS

"While the suspense, drama, and harrowing experience of CAPSIZED will doubtless grip any reader, it shouldn’t be overlooked that Steve Callahan’s booklet is also concerning the complexity of the person and the collective. Callahan indicates us disparate humans compelled to rely on one another for his or her mutual survival. In a way of conversing, it's the identity, ego, and super-ego at the same time at odds and in live performance. CAPSIZED could inform one crew’s tale, however it is also the tale of the simplest of human nature finally profitable out within the worst of times." - Adam Braver, writer of NOVEMBER 22, 1963 and MISFIT

In an exceptional narrative, long island occasions bestselling writer Callahan chronicles the four-month (April - August 1989) fight of Jim Nalepka and 3 different team (Phil Hofman, John Glennie and Rick Hellriegel) to outlive on their capsized trimaran adrift within the the stormy seas of the wintry South Pacific. For protect, the 4 huddled jointly in a dank hull compartment 20 inches excessive and in simple terms as vast as a double-bed. such a lot in their apparatus was once misplaced within the related gale that brought on them to capsize. They have been sopping wet approximately consistently with frigid seawater, and stuck fish and picked up rain for sustenance prior to the wind and present ultimately carried them to New Zealand's nice Barrier Island.

CAPSIZED was once initially released with a touch various identify by way of HarperCollins in 1992. the hot version has been revised (with extra textual content and illustrations) by way of Callahan.

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