Steven Callahan


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January 01, 1952

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Steven Callahan is an American author, naval architect, inventor, and sailor most notable for having survived for 76 days adrift on the Atlantic Ocean in a survival raft. Callahan recounted his ordeal in the best-selling book "Adrift: 76 days lost at sea", which was on the New York Times best-seller list for more than thirty-six weeks.
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Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lo...

4.11 avg rating — 14,386 ratings — published 1986 — 36 editions
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Survive: Stories of Castawa...

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“To my mind, voyaging through wildernesses, be they full of woods or waves, is essential to the growth and maturity of the human spirit. It is in the wilderness that you really learn who you are.”
Steven Callahan, Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea

“This life is full of trials and tribulations, so you have to capture humor whenever and wherever you can find it.”
Steven Callahan, Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea

“Avoiding risk is not much of a goal...whether you crawl into a hole or walk a high wire, nobody gets out of here alive. We cannot grow without challenge.”
Steven Callahan, Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea

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