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The author relates a thirty-eight-day ordeal at sea as he, his family, and a friend battled for survival after killer whales demolished their schooner
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"For stark excitement, marine natural history, practical lessons, and human love and stresses, few records, if any, of hazard and survival have ever bettered it." --Washington Post
"[The Robertsons] survived and their tale is a triumph of human resource and determination against terrible odds." --Cruising World
"Unique, fascinating, magnificent!" --Samuel Eliot MorisonAbout the Author:
Dougal Robertson was born in Scotland in 1924 and spent the war in the Merchant Marine. He and his wife Lyn lived on a farm in England for a number of years before deciding to go on a circumnavigation with their children. They now live in France.
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Ser, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110236154613
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1973. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0236154613
Book Description Elek, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2nd printing. Seller Inventory # DADAX0236154613