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Adrift

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Emerging from the South American wilderness after adventures related in The Incredible Voyage, Tristan Jones finally makes it home to Britain to find his vessel, the tiny, nearly indestructible Sea Dart, impounded by customs officials because he cannot pay the tax. In his quest for the means to liberate his boat, he takes any work he can get.
Paperback, 286 pages
Published August 21st 1998 by Sheridan House (first published January 1st 1980)
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Jose Luis
Sep 02, 2014 Jose Luis rated it really liked it
In my own personal opinion the book Adrift> was very well written, was adventurous and inspirational. The book is about how the protagonist (Steven Callahan whom is also the author) survives scorched seas after being adrift in the Atlantic for an astonishing 76 days. In my humble opinion this book is for people who like adventure mixed with a tinge of inner drama. My Firsthand expectations where met in this book since I wanted a book that included deep drama, exciting experiences and survival ...more
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Tristan Jones will always be on my Mount Rushmore of authors!
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love all of Tristan Jones/Trimaran single-hander! tough as nails!
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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

Arthur Jones, pen name Tristan Jones was a prolific English author and mariner. His stories, mostly about sailing, are a combination of both fact and fiction, and it is rather difficult to tell these apart.
He was an illegitimate child, and was raised mainly in orphanages. He joined the Royal Navy in 1946, and se
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