9781439145746

Overboard! : A True Blue-Water Odyssey of Disaster and Survival

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439145746

  • ISBN10:

    1439145741

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/16/2010
  • Publisher: Scribner
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Summary

The author of "Fatal Forecast" and "Finest Hours" delivers this shocking, true tale of a disaster at sea.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. ix
Preparations and a New Crewp. 3
Tom and Lochp. 11
A Warningp. 15
The Storm's First Jabp. 20
The At Easep. 24
Off the Edge of a Cliffp. 30
"Set Off Your EPIRB!"p. 37
A Rescue Swimmer's Nightmarep. 43
Through the Gulf Streamp. 53
Knockdown!p. 58
The Life Raftp. 63
Overboard!p. 68
Dawnp. 74
The Coast Guardp. 79
Specks in an Endless Oceanp. 84
Words from the Heavensp. 88
"No Persons on Board"p. 93
Alonep. 99
Running Out of Timep. 104
"I've Got to Bring Him Home"p. 108
The Seayp. 112
Make Some Luckp. 118
The Familiesp. 123
The Cablep. 131
An Armful of Torquep. 138
Darkening Skies and Falling Spiritsp. 144
Never Talk to the Oceanp. 149
Hallucinationsp. 155
Strange Lightsp. 160
The Weakening Strobep. 165
One Last Shoutp. 172
The Cargo Netp. 177
"This is real, this is real"p. 184
The Power of Little Stepsp. 190
Good-byesp. 196
Author's Note and Acknowledgmentsp. 203
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