In a last-ditch stab at fortune and glory, middle-aged adventurer Bill Conan enters a 30,000-mile single-handed round-the-world race. This ultimate test of skill, strength, and endurance leads him across the treacherous Atlantic Ocean's vast expanse, where a sudden change in wind throws him off balance and sends him overboard. Alone in the still, open sea, he struggles to keep from drowning, knowing it is a fight that he will eventually lose.But Conan has stumbled into the migratory path of a bottle
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"A lyrical and intelligent account of both man and dolphin and the relationship they have to the sea and to each other... This book is a requirement for Jones' fans and for those who have yet to cruise the world with Jones." --Library JournalAbout the Author:
Tristan Jones is one of the best-known authors of sailing stories. A Welshman, he left school at age 14 to work on sailing barges and spent the rest of his life at sea-in the Royal Navy, as a delivery skipper, and as a daring adventurer in search of new seagoing challenges.
The author of 16 books including Saga of a Wayward Sailor and The Incredible Voyage, Jones lived in Phuket, Thailand for 10 years until his death in 1995.
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Book Description Scribner, 1981. Board book. Book Condition: Acceptable. Satisfaction 100% guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000456948
Book Description Scribner. Board book. Book Condition: Good. Dust Cover Missing. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Bookseller Inventory # G0025598708I3N01
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Hard Cover - VG/VG - Book and dust jacket are clean and tight with only light wear - Original price of 12.95 present - First Edition with full number strain. Bookseller Inventory # 227861
Book Description Macmillan, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Previous owner name stamp on half title. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 12839
Book Description Scribner, 1981. Board book. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0025598708
Book Description Macmillan, NY, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A middle-aged seaman, entered in a single-handed, trans-Atlantic sailing race, falls overboard and is rescued by a family of dolphins. Minor edgewear. Map endpapers; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 205 pages; 21734. Bookseller Inventory # 21734
Book Description Scribner. Book Condition: Very Good. 0025598708 Excellent condition, hardback 1981, no marks, great cover, readit. Bookseller Inventory # MURK-07135
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Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First American Edition. Review data laid in. Also copy of owner's review ending 'we will not succumb to the temptation of saying that his non-fiction books are possible better novels than his novels'. Bookseller Inventory # 026338
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: N-Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition/First Printing. A square solid tight over-all clean copy that may have been read once. This copy has some very minor pagedge soil. Nice copy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 018307