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Unsinkable A Young Woman's Courageous Battle on the High Seas

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ISBN-10: 1400203082

ISBN-13: 9781400203086

Edition: 2011

Authors: Abby Sunderland, Lynn Vincent

List price: $22.99
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The stirring narrative of Unsinkable tells sixteen-year-old Abby Sunderland's remarkable true story of attempting to become the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world.More people have flown into outer space than have sailed solo around the globe. It is a challenge so immense that many have died trying, and all have been pushed beyond every physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual limit. In Unsinkable, readers follow Abby Sunderland into those depths. This biography delivers a gripping and evocative firsthand account that starts prior to her departure, travels through her daring (and sometimes near-death) encounters on the open sea, to her dramatic rescue in the remotest…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 4/11/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Abby Sunderland is the second of eight children in a family of sailors and adventurers. In 2007, at age 13, Abby discovered her dream of sailing solo around the world and was inspired by her brother Zac's successful circumnavigation in 2009. Her own journey, in 2010, ended in the Indian Ocean when a rogue wave rolled her sailboat, Wild Eyes. Abby now shares her story of tenacity and courage to audiences everywhere.

Lynn Vincent is the New York Times best-selling writer of Heaven Is for Real andnbsp;Same Kind of Different As Me. The author or coauthor of ten books, Lynn has sold 12 million copies since 2006. Shenbsp;worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the national news biweekly WORLD magazine and is a U.S. Navy veteran.

Prologue: The Indian Ocean
Isla Guadalupe: Baja, California, Mexico: 2001
Abby's Dream: Marina Del Rey and Thousand Oaks, California: 2006
Boat Hunting: Thousand Oaks, California: 2008-2009
Wild Eyes
Raceboat Refit: Marina Del Rey, California: October-December 2009
Critics and �Reality�: Thousand Oaks, California: November 2009-January 2010
Fair Winds and Following Seas: Marina Del Rey, California: January 2010
Dolphins and Sunsets: Marina Del Rey to Cabo: January 2010
Starting Over: Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico: February 2010
Abby the Shellback: Central and South American Coast: February-March 2010
Around the Horn: The Southern Ocean: March 2010
Close Call: Cape Horn and the South Atlantic: March-May 2010
Tune-up and Refit: Cape Town, South Africa: May 2010
Going up the Mast: The Indian Ocean: May 2010
Nightmare at Sea: 40, 513 South/74, 457 East: June 2010
Homecoming: Thousand Oaks, California: June-July 2010
The Voyage of Wild Eyes Map
Wild Eyes Illustration
Glossary: Brief Guide to Basic Nautical Terms
About the Authors