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Author Franklin, Jonathan, 1964- author.

Title 438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea / Jonathan Franklin.

Publication Info. New York : Atria Books, [2015]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  910.916 FRANKLIN    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY ALVARENGA    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield at the Atrium  BIOG. ALVARENGA, S.    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. ALVARENGA, S.    Storage
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  910.9164 FRANKLIN    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  910.916 FRANKLIN    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult New Materials  BIO ALVARENGA    Missing
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  910.9164 FRA    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  910.916 FRA    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  BIO ALVARENGA    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 274 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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.
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.
Subject Undocumented Immigrants. (DNLM)D000069756
Noncitizens -- Mexico -- Biography.
Noncitizens. (OCoLC)fst00967153
Pacific Ocean. (OCoLC)fst01243528
Survival at sea. (OCoLC)fst01761961
Salvadorans. (OCoLC)fst01104388
Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01211700
Fishers -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Biography.
Fishers. (OCoLC)fst00926174
Mexico -- Chiapas. (OCoLC)fst01202769
Fisheries. (OCoLC)fst00926051
Shipwrecks. (OCoLC)fst01116638
Chiapas (Mexico) -- Biography.
Fishing boats -- Mexico -- Chiapas.
Fishing boats. (OCoLC)fst00926699
Marshall Islands. (OCoLC)fst01215147
Fishing villages -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Social life and customs.
Shipwrecks -- Marshall Islands.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Subject Salvadorans -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Biography.
Illegal immigration -- Mexico
Fisheries -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- History.
Alvarenga, Salvador, approximately 1977-
Alvarenga, Salvador, approximately 1977- (OCoLC)fst01923401
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Local Subject Undocumented immigration -- Mexico
Subject Survival at sea -- Pacific Ocean.
Added Title Four hundred and thirty eight days, an extraordinary tale of survival at sea
Four hundred thirty eight days, an extraordinary tale of survival at sea
ISBN 9781501116292 (hardcover)
1501116290 (hardcover)
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