Island of the Lost

Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
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Product Number: DD24925
Released: Apr 05, 2016
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ISBN: #9781515902577
Narrator/s: David Colacci
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. In 1864 Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck on the southern end of the island. Utterly alone in a dense coastal forest, plagued by stinging blowflies and relentless rain, Captain Musgrave inspires his men to take action. With barely more than their bare hands, they build a cabin and, remarkably, a forge, where they manufacture their tools. Incredibly, at the same time on the opposite end of the island, the Invercauld wrecks during a horrible storm. Nineteen men stagger ashore. Unlike Captain Musgrave, the captain of the Invercauld falls apart given the same dismal circumstances. His men fight and split up; some die of starvation, others turn to cannibalism. Only three survive. Musgrave and all of his men not only endure for nearly two years, they also plan their own astonishing escape, setting off on one of the most courageous sea voyages in history.

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Author(s): Joan Druett
Narrator(s): David Colacci
Product Number Z100115230
Released: Apr 05, 2016
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515922575
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Author(s): Joan Druett
Genre: History
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Released: Jun 08, 2007
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Publisher: Algonquin Books
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