EBOOK or EPUB (Sole Survivor A Story of Record Endurance at Sea) ✓ Ruthanne Lum McCunn


Sole Survivor A Story of Record Endurance at Sea

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Solid book I wanted to ead this one for a while and don t egret having finally done so The book left me with one nagging uestion though What happened to the other survivors Poon Lim said he saw a Handful Of Other Survivors On A Raft of other survivors on a aft the time that he got on his Revenant raft He even wonders what happened to those other survivors during his ordeal at times At the end of the book we get toead the submarine s log and that log mentions TEN survivors getting on a aft So what happened to these men I Would Ve Liked would ve liked explanation or at the very least the acknowledgement that nothing is known of their faith Loved this story Sole Survivor the STORY OF POON LIM WHO WAS of Poon Lim who was after his freighter was attacked by a German sub 133 days at sea Great story Actually ead a different version of this put out by scholasticHated it But I still Wonderful Memories of It's a Wonderful Life remember parts of it uite vividlyI think it had something to do with the fact that I was used to sanitized adventure novels This one talks all about him eating his own poop and drinking his own piss and cutting off pieces of himself to eat because he s so dang hungryIemember it as being a pretty dull Green Eyed Envy read despite those bits That s toward the end Mostly he s got nothing to do but drift Doesn t have anyone to talk to I also ended the book wondering if we were actually getting the true version of events I wasn t sure I trusted him aseliable source material One of the most obscure stories from the second world war you The A-List Diet Fitness Plan re likely to stumble across this bookelates a Chinese steward s survival for 133 days in the Atlantic Ocean after his merchant ship was sunk by a U boat The author does a credible job of breaking up the monotony of the man s experiences on the The Amethyst Road raft with tales from his childhood and his wartime service aboard merchant ships but still survival non fiction only has so many places to go and when youe stuck on a The King's Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of Thomas Wolsey raft with this guy the selection of material is pretty thinThe story iseadable and it s short It does not have the extended agony of Unbroken for example where the survivors endured so long in a lifeboat only to be captured by the Japanese If you The Lupus Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families re looking for something different in survival stories during the war this might be for you and it has the virtue of featuring the culture of a Chinese man and how he approached survival perhaps differently than an American or Brit would haveOne aspect I did note is th. When German U boats sank the British Ben Lomond in 1942 its sole survivor was a second steward Poon Lim who managed to stay alive for 133 days on a woodenaft Sole Survivor based on thr. At he seemed to have to No Sense Of Lost Valuable Shipmates sense of having lost valuable shipmates any concerns over the fate of the others on board his ship at all Understandably he was not treated well as a Chinese crewman but One Would Think He D Have Some Thoughts About The would think he d have some thoughts about the stewards aboard the ship Certainly no sense of survivor guilt seeps through the storyPoon Lim holds the dubious world When I Grow Up, I'm Going to Play for the Nebraska Cornhuskers record of longest survival at sea aecord I m certain no one wants to attempt to break He seems to have lived well after the war and to have looked back on his ordeal as the great event of his life Sextus: Ou, Le Romain Des Maremmes: Suivi D'Essais Detaches Sur L'Italie: Par M. Me Hortense Allart de Therase rather than as the torture it must have been at the time Didn t finish This book is a pretty well written account of an amazing ordeal what it lacks in literary complexity it makes up in the fact that it was aeal story You can Die Zarin really imagine yourself being stranded and alone in the middle of the sea whileeading this Towards the beginning it is a bit hard to Meaning in History: The Theological Implications of the Philosophy of History read because you want to scream at Lin for all the mistakes he makes but he gets smarter and youeally feel a sense of pride when things go Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll right When things go wrong though youeally feel sad and angry Overall this book was a good book but not for everyone if you think you would like a survival story with some interesting Nosferatu racial undertones then this is the book for you This is pretty much a what you see is what you get sort of book Expecting a harrowing tale of survival at sea Well you got it Particularly well drawn is the portrait of Poon Lim the survivor in uestion who during his 133 day ordeal is transformed from a passive and almost dimwitted lackey into a fairlyesourceful strong willed person During the first half of the book in fact I was so irritated by Lim s fecklessness and stupidity that I nearly gave up on the story but I knew that something had to happen in order for him to survive The author did a good job of getting into Lim s head to show how this transformation came about I d wondered how she did this but the postscript detailing her Snuggle Up, Little One: A Treasury of Bedtime Stories research methods made it clear that she d had the chance to interview Lim himself Woven into the tale of survival at sea are fragments of Lim s earlier life particularly interactions with his parents which he was able to draw inspiration from in order to deal with challenges he met Lim s eventual inventiveness and the solutions he finds to find adeuate food water and shelter are approac. Ee years of interviews with Poon and his familyeconstructs his Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen remarkable ordeal and the survival techniues that earned him world celebrity and a listing in the Guiness Book of World Hed in an interesting way theeader discovers the solutions along with Lim and thus vicariously shares each small victory There s Lim and thus vicariously shares each small victory There s surprisingly lyrical uality to some of the sections particularly toward the end when Lim finds an odd sort of peace that he d never known beforeI probably should have The Jive Talker readather than listened to this book as I wasn t very fond of the narrator should have Gargantuan readather than listened to this book as I wasn t very fond of the narrator this case I eally would have preferred a male narrator Johanna Ward while a very clear voiced narrator had a peculiarly schoolmarmish diction that just didn T Jive With The Tale I Grew Weary Of Her jive with the tale I grew weary of her enunciated k s and t s fine I suppose if one s doing Gilbert and Sullivan operetta but completely unnecessary here Passages in which the author describes fairly gruesome things such as drinking urine seemed particularly out of sync with the voice of the narrator I ve ead a couple of these adrift books such as the man that lasted over 2 years stranded in the ocean In this book covering 133 days adrift I never connected with Poon Lim and I felt the author could have done to Publishing Women: Salons, the Presses, and the Counter-Reformation in Sixteenth-Century Italy really make the story come alive for theeader Some of the Wurr 3 (Wurr reasons for these limitations are listed at the end Friends of mine who hadead my books were kind enough to loan me this little paperback book from a dubious publisher in San Francisco As soon as I started Кракатит reading this Iealized what people mean when they say that they could not put the book downThis guy Poon Lim can barely speak English he is thrown into the sea after his ship has been torpedoed and it sinks so fast he is sucked down to unknown depths before he pops to the surface like a cork He is the only survivor of this act of war The guy stumbles on a life Werewolf: The Apocalypse raft just ahead of the sharks and proceeds to stay alive and sane for 133 days on the surface of the Pacific Ocean It is a gripping tale well told in the simple honest terms of a Chinese peasant who signed on as a steward aboard this British vesselLast night Iead over half of the book tonight I will finish it so bear with me I Das überforderte Gehirn: Mit Steinzeitwerkzeug in der Hightech-Welt read this book as a kid andemembered to list it because its protagonist Poon Lim was eferenced in Life of Pi Although neither the writing nor the subject matter seemed particularly noteworthy at the time nonetheless after the better part of twenty years I feel like I could almost ewrite this book from memory I would certainly have no ualms ecommending this book to an adul. 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