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By Jonathan Franklin
"The most sensible survival booklet in a decade" (Outside magazine), 438 Days is the genuine tale of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles around the Pacific Ocean.
On November 17, 2012, a couple of fishermen left the coast of Mexico for a weekend fishing journey within the open Pacific. That evening, a violent hurricane ambushed them as they have been fishing 80 miles offshore. As gale strength winds and ten-foot waves pummeled their small, open boat from both sides and approximately capsized them, captain Salvador Alvarenga and his crewmate reduce away a two-mile-long fishing line and started a determined sprint via crashing waves as they sought the security of port.
Fourteen months later, on January 30, 2014, Alvarenga, now a bushy, wild-bearded and half-mad castaway, washed ashore on an almost abandoned island at the a long way aspect of the Pacific. He might slightly converse and used to be not able to stroll. He claimed to have drifted from Mexico, a trip of a few seven thousand miles.
438 Days is the first-ever account of 1 of the main awesome survival tales nowa days. in line with dozens of hours of specific interviews with Alvarenga, his colleagues, search-and-rescue officers, the distant islanders who chanced on him, and the clinical crew that kept his existence, 438 Days is an unforgettable examine of the resilience, will, ingenuity and resolution required for one guy to outlive greater than a yr misplaced and adrift at sea.
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