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Island of the lost : an extraordinary story of survival at the edge of the world / Joan Druett.

Druett, Joan, (author.).

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Homer Public Library 919.399 DRU 000159078 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Checked out 09/28/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616209704
  • ISBN: 1616209704
  • Physical Description: 284 pages : map ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A Sturdy Vessel -- Open Sea -- The Islands -- Wrecked -- Shelter -- Prey -- The Cabin -- Democracy -- Routine -- Dire Necessity -- The Jaws of Hell -- Privation -- The Hunt -- Equinox -- Summer -- Raynal's Forge -- Boats -- Escape -- Deliverance -- A Sentiment of Humanity -- Rescue -- Reunion -- Answers -- Aftermath.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of two similar shipwreck tragedies off Auckland Island in 1864 that have drastically different outcomes. Award-winning maritime historian Druett tells a gripping cautionary tale about leadership, endurance, human ingenuity, and the tenuous line between order and chaos.
Subject: Grafton (Schooner)
Invercauld (Ship)
Musgrave, Thomas, 1832-1891.
Raynal, F.-E.
Shipwrecks > New Zealand > Auckland Islands.
Shipwreck survival > New Zealand > Auckland Islands.
Auckland Islands (N.Z.) > Description and travel.
Raynal, F.-E.
Grafton (Schooner)
Invercauld (Ship)
Shipwreck survival.
Shipwrecks.
Travel.
New Zealand > Auckland Islands.
Genre: True adventure stories.
True adventure stories.