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Author Silverwood, John.

Title Black wave : a family's adventure at sea and the disaster that saved them / John and Jean Silverwood.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2008]


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 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  910.9164 SIL    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  910.9164 SILVERWOOD    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  910.9164 SIL    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  910.9164 SIL    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  910.9164 SIL    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  910.9164 SILVERWOOD    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  910.9164 SILVERWOOD    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  910.9164 SIL    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  910.9164 SILVERWOOD    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  910.916 SIL    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 226 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents Book 1: A heart-shaped reef ; The dark ; The mast ; An irrational calm ; Whose fault? ; The thing about Dad ; Working with the waves ; Growing up at sea ; Shooting the moon ; Another day in paradise ; Seeing things ; An explosion -- Book 2. Angels ; Coals from Newcastle ; The Julia Ann's fate ; The lifeline ; The third break ; The monster ; A shared dawn ; An island home ; Escape plans ; The reef back home.
Summary Successful businessman John Silverwood and his wife, Jean, both experienced sailors, decided the time was right to give their four children a taste of thrilling life on the high seas. And indeed their journey aboard the fifty-five-foot catamaran Emerald Jane would have many extraordinary and profound moments...Yet rather than flourishing amid the new freedoms and responsibilities thrust upon them, the children were sometimes confused, frightened, resentful. John's dream trip that began on Long Island Sound ended almost two years later as a nightmare in treacherous waters off a remote atoll in French Polynesia, where, in an explosion of awesome violence, the terrifying brunt of the ocean's anger fell upon the Emerald Jane.--From publisher description.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.9 12.0 128515.
Subject Silverwood, John -- Travel.
Silverwood, Jean -- Travel.
Silverwood, John -- Family.
Emerald Jane (Catamaran)
Ocean travel.
Yachting injuries.
Yachting accidents.
Manuae (Cook Islands) -- Description and travel.
Adventure and adventurers -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Silverwood, Jean.
ISBN 9781400066551 alkaline paper
1400066557 alkaline paper
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