Can be found anywhere in
the literature of the sea this book is literature of sea This book is destined become a classic Peter Nichols author of Change and A Voyage MadmenJohn Kretschmer has transformed this story of three men on a collision course with a hurricane into a modern seafaring classic Peter Nielsen ditor of SAIL magazineWith xpert analysis and taut writing he draws readers into that mad storm You can t turn away You keep reading until it breaks your heart Fred. The tale of Carl Wake
And The Hurricane That WasThe Hurricane That Was For the hurricane that was waiting for goes straight to the heart of the greatest sea stories they are not about man against the sea but man against himself John Kretschmer s book is as perfectly shaped and flawlessly written as such a story can
Be In Addition ToIn addition to the best depiction I have ver read of what it is like to be inside a hurricane at sea At the Mercy of the Sea is as moving a story of a man s failure and redemption as. Grimm columnist for the Miami
begun his vivid powerful narrative is impossible to put down Derek Lundy AUTHOR OF GODFORSAKEN SEA ANDHeraldOnce Begun His Vivid
THE WAY OF AWAY OF A Godforsaken Sea and The Way of a felt I knew Carl Wake because John Kretschmer found in him an archetype an aging sailor with an age old dream Jim Carrier transatlantic sailor and author of The Ship and the Storm Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the FantomeA remarkable book impossible to put down Herb McCormick sailing journalist.