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The Resource 438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin

438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin

Label
438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea
Title
438 days
Title remainder
an extraordinary true story of survival at sea
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Franklin
Title variation
  • Four hundred thirty eight days, an extraordinary tale of survival at sea
  • Four hundred and thirty eight days, an extraordinary tale of survival at sea
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history. For fourteen months, Alvarenga survived constant shark attacks. He learned to catch fish with his bare hands. He built a fish net from a pair of empty plastic bottles. Taking apart the outboard motor, he fashioned a huge fishhook. Using fish vertebrae as needles, he stitched together his own clothes. Based on dozens of hours of interviews with Alvarenga and interviews with his colleagues, search and rescue officials, the medical team that saved his life and the remote islanders who nursed him back to health, this is an epic tale of survival. Print run 75,000
Summary
Based on interviews with the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history and interviews with his colleagues, an epic tale of survival chronicles Salvador Alvarenga's 14 months at sea during which he imagined a method of survival that kept his body and mind intact until he was rescued
Storyline
Tone
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457349
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, Jonathan
Dewey number
910.9164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G525
LC item number
.F66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alvarenga, Salvador
  • Survival at sea
  • Shipwrecks
  • Fishers
  • Fishing villages
  • Fishing boats
  • Fisheries
  • Salvadorans
  • Illegal aliens
  • Chiapas (Mexico)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an extraordinary true story of survival at sea
Label
438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sharkers -- A stormy tribe -- Ambushed at sea -- Search and no rescue -- Adrift -- Hunter gatherers -- A fight for life -- Swimming with sharks -- Encounters with a whale -- The birdman -- A year at sea -- Another slow death -- The rooster -- Who is this wildman? -- Found but lost -- Attacked by cockroaches -- Call of the sea -- Epilogue: A journey of dignity
Control code
20489500
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501116292
Lccn
2015030740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps, color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn915043925
  • (OCoLC)915043925
Label
438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sharkers -- A stormy tribe -- Ambushed at sea -- Search and no rescue -- Adrift -- Hunter gatherers -- A fight for life -- Swimming with sharks -- Encounters with a whale -- The birdman -- A year at sea -- Another slow death -- The rooster -- Who is this wildman? -- Found but lost -- Attacked by cockroaches -- Call of the sea -- Epilogue: A journey of dignity
Control code
20489500
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501116292
Lccn
2015030740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps, color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn915043925
  • (OCoLC)915043925

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