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By Steven Callahan

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"An fascinating story of non-public victories claimed from disaster." - Publishers Weekly

"Soulful, emotional ... earnest and engrossing." - KIRKUS

"While the suspense, drama, and harrowing experience of CAPSIZED will without doubt grip any reader, it shouldn’t be neglected that Steve Callahan’s publication is also concerning the complexity of the person and the collective. Callahan indicates us disparate humans compelled to rely on one another for his or her mutual survival. In a way of talking, it's the identity, ego, and super-ego at the same time at odds and in live performance. CAPSIZED could inform one crew’s tale, however it is also the tale of the simplest of human nature ultimately successful out within the worst of times." - Adam Braver, writer of NOVEMBER 22, 1963 and MISFIT

In a great narrative, manhattan instances bestselling writer Callahan chronicles the four-month (April - August 1989) fight of Jim Nalepka and 3 different team (Phil Hofman, John Glennie and Rick Hellriegel) to outlive on their capsized trimaran adrift within the the stormy seas of the wintry South Pacific. For shield, the 4 huddled jointly in a dank hull compartment 20 inches excessive and in simple terms as large as a double-bed. so much in their equipment was once misplaced within the comparable gale that brought on them to capsize. They have been soaking wet approximately regularly with frigid seawater, and stuck fish and picked up rain for sustenance sooner than the wind and present ultimately carried them to New Zealand's nice Barrier Island.

CAPSIZED used to be initially released with a touch various identify via HarperCollins in 1992. the recent version has been revised (with extra textual content and illustrations) by means of Callahan.

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