The Resource 438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin

438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin

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438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea
Title
438 days
Title remainder
an extraordinary true story of survival at sea
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Franklin
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On November 17, 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two-day fishing trip. A vicious storm killed his engine and the current dragged his boat out to sea. The storm picked up and blasted him west. When he washed ashore on January 29, 2014, he had arrived in the Marshall Islands, 9,000 miles away-equivalent to traveling from New York to Moscow round trip. For fourteen months, Alvarenga survived constant shark attacks. He learned to catch fish with his bare hands. He built a fish net from a pair of empty plastic bottles. Taking apart the outboard motor, he fashioned a huge fishhook. Using fish vertebrae as needles, he stitched together his own clothes. He considered suicide on multiple occasions-including offering himself up to a pack of sharks. But Alvarenga never failed to invent an alternative reality. He imagined a method of survival that kept his body and mind intact long enough for the Pacific Ocean to toss him up on a remote palm-studded island, where he was saved by a local couple living alone in their own Pacific Island paradise
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
RECBC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, Jonathan
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrator: George Newbern
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alvarenga, Salvador
  • Survival at sea
  • Shipwrecks
  • Fishers
  • Fishing villages
  • Fishing boats
  • Fisheries
  • Salvadorans
  • Illegal aliens
  • Chiapas (Mexico)
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Label
438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/A6CE3AD9-C453-4FC1-9836-72C634F87B95/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=BB2A25F9-3F1E-4698-B691-55AA920590D1
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Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 7 min.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781442396043
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
Z100099403
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • 5262211
  • ocn938162628
  • (OCoLC)938162628
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not applicable
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Label
438 days : an extraordinary true story of survival at sea, Jonathan Franklin
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/A6CE3AD9-C453-4FC1-9836-72C634F87B95/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=BB2A25F9-3F1E-4698-B691-55AA920590D1
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 7 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442396043
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
Z100099403
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • 5262211
  • ocn938162628
  • (OCoLC)938162628
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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