Last Man Off

Last Man Off

A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas

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"'A sinister version of The Perfect Storm. Thrilling'--Sunday Times (UK). There's nothing that armchair adventure lovers relish more than a gripping true story of disaster and heroism, and Last Man Off delivers all that against a breathtaking backdrop of icebergs and killer whales. On June 6, 1998, twenty-three-year-old Matt Lewis had just started his dream job as a scientific observer aboard a deep-sea fishing boat in the waters off Antarctica. As the crew haul in the line for the day, a storm begins to brew. When the captain vanishes and they are forced to abandon ship, Lewis leads the escape onto three life rafts, where the battle for survival begins"--
Publisher: New York, New York :, Plume,, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780147515346
Characteristics: xix, 230 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colored), maps ; 21 cm


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Oct 15, 2015

Amazing account of inadequate ship and crew. Page-turner.

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