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. Board book. Book Condition: Good. Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Bookseller Inventory # G0025598708I3N00
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