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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

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438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea
Title
438 days
Title remainder
an extraordinary true story of survival at sea
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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
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eng
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438 Days is the miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history{u2014}as told to journalist Jonathan Franklin in dozens of exclusive interviews.On November 17, 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two-day fishing trip. A vicious storm killed his engine and the current dragged his boat out to sea. The storm picked up and blasted him west. When he washed ashore on January 29, 2014, he had arrived in the Marshall Islands, 9,000 miles away{u2014}equivalent to traveling from New York to Moscow round trip. 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. He considered suicide on multiple occasions{u2014}including offering himself up to..
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Read by George Newbern
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438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2232609
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Duration: 06:59:14
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
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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
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sky2ocm79090092
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1 audio file
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online
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9781442396043
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  • audio
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bb2a25f9-3f1e-4698-b691-55aa920590d1
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Electronic reproduction.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
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Label
438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2232609
Publication
Note
Duration: 06:59:14
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
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
sky2ocm79090092
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 audio file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442396043
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bb2a25f9-3f1e-4698-b691-55aa920590d1
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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