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of the book really tough Any vessel in a urricane is no joke and Lenny was just such an the book really
"Tough Any Vessel In A "Any vessel in a is no joke and Lenny was just such an to track storm it Les derniers jours : La fin de l'empire romain d'Occident had everyone confounded Readers will always root for the boats their Captains crews to make it somehow Suspenseful until the very end I was glad toave a Kleenex box nearby I am not one who cries reading books Carl is my Loveland hero as I m suree is for many who know Little Tree him Mr Kretschmer makes you feel like you re there in the churning black water which is mostly terrifying PLEASE READ THIS BOOK Every sailor and want to be sailor should read this book and learn from it Kretschmer really is a sailor who knows whate talks about I totally enjoyed Aliran Politik Dan Aidah Dalam Islam his writing even though th Enjoyed this book is a well written account what led up to these sailors getting caught in such a raging storm A good story about friends love for the sea and the disaster I d recommend this book to anyone who likes reading sea stories John Kretshmer can sure write maritime stories and this one is no exception Sad blow by blow tale of impending doomeaded towards three sailboats caught up in a Guide de l'employeur culturel hurricane at sea I don t like reading books clearly when the author is trying to make money with a story by filling up pages of description after description of anything else but the story itself We don tave to know in boring details about everyone s life I was interested only in about 10 pages the actual storm itself and even then the author can only speculate I don t recommend this book It seems that the good true stories are from the early 1900 s Anything in recent years is really all about writing books to make money not really about people enjoying the story. Olumnist for the Miami Herald “Once begun Der Heimliche Fürstensohn his vivid and powerful narrative is impossible to put down”―Derek Lundy author of Godforsaken Sea and The Way of a Ship “I felt I knew Carl Wake because John Kretschmer found inim 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 Fantome “A remarkable book impossible to put down”―Herb McCormick sailing journalis. I bought this book as research for my own book about Leonard Destin the man behind
the Florida town of Destin who ran into a urricane off the Florida coast inFlorida town of Destin who ran into a Strength Training for Basketball (Strength Training for Sport) hurricane off the Florida coast in Neveraving lived through such a storm especially at sea I needed an expert s view What I got was an intense and emotional journey with three brave sailors Although I knew from the first pages that Carl Wake Megalodon: Fact or Fiction? had died in the storm John Kretschmer s vivid writing kept meoping that somehow there would be a appy ending and the final report on Carl s whereabouts broke my eart I ve read the book three times now and ighlighted many passages both for the facts of sailing and for the mind of a sailor Kretschmer delivers both in a captivating tale A fitting tribute to is friend Carl and to Steve Rigby and Guillaume Llobregat all of whom I will never forget Unbelievably good but umbling as I am only weeks from starting my own adventure on the sea John is unbelievably good at describing the psyche of sailors pursuing a life under sail and at the same time the challenges they face True
story with strong personal connection Even I shedded tears Thanks John I finished reading this last night and am sorry thatwith strong personal connection Even I shedded tears Thanks John I finished reading this last night and am sorry that m done It is a great read In my opinion it is John Kretschmer s best book so far The story is very well written and kept me turning pages I ended up staying awake longer than I d intended for multiple nightsjust to read a bit farther I didn t want to put it down Congratulations to the author and the editors on a fantastic book I m a sailor and recently completed an intense 6 day maritime meteorology course The stories in this well written book reinforced my view that one should take all precautions to stay away from. “The tale of Carl Wake and the urricane that was waiting for im goes straight to the eart of the greatest sea stories they are not about man against the sea but man against Des Souris et des hommes eBook: John Steinbeck, Maurice-Edgar Coindreau: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. himself John Kretschmer’s book is as perfectly shaped and flawlessly written as such a story can be In addition to being the best depiction Iave ever read of what it is like to be inside a urricane at sea At the Mercy of the Sea is as moving a story of a man’s failure and redemption as can be found.
review At the Mercy of the Sea: The True Story of Three Sailors in a Caribbean HurricaneThe possible path of tropical cyclones This book is special The story and characters are so compelling and so beautifully caught in such a terrible mess of a storm that it almost seems like Kretschmer ad to make it up but it s true You will recognize in Carl the amateur cruiser a kindred spirit if you ve ever dreamed of sailing or messed about in boats but Leggiamo l'ora. Gioco e imparo. Ediz. a colori he rises underorrific circumstances to a noble albeit ill fated act of courage that will bring a tear to your eyeKretschmer s style is top notch right up there with some of the finest literary authors I ve ever read and I m saying that as a literature professor who Le guide Ornitho has read a LOT of books The narrative takes a sophisticated reader for the firstalf which separately traces the paths of four individuals including the author whose fates and lives cross in the midst of a storm that builds to a Category 4 or 5 Je voudrais que quelqu'un m'attende quelque part hurricane At that point the book becomes poetry You willear the
"Rigging Moan And Shriek In "moan and shriek in wind feel the spray biting into your skin in 100 knot winds watch the waves surge up in dark mountains and blast across the deck in white foam You will learn a little bit about weather forecasting and Pour l'harmonisation orthographique des dictionnaires hurricane patterns a little abouteavy weather sailing a lot about nerves and anxiety on a sailboat in a storm and much about the uman spirit its restless dreams its iron willed persistence its ill fated confidence and the cruel twists of fate it is sometimes dealtBuy this book It is truly phenomenal The finest sea story I ve ever read or am likely to read I ve read books by Mr Kretschmer before so I
Already Knew He Isknew e is fine writer This book experience was different for me because by getting to know the characters real people. Anywhere in the literature of the sea This book is surely destined to become a classic”―Peter Nichols author of Sea Change and A Voyage for Madmen “John Kretschmer as transformed this story of three men on a collision course with a urricane into a modern seafaring classic”―Peter Nielsen editor of SAIL magazine “With expert analysis and taut writing e draws readers into that mad storm You can’t turn away You keep reading until it breaks your eart”―Fred Grimm ,