Adrift, Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. 8vo - over 7 3/4 - 9 3/4" tall. First printing. 234 pp, illustrated. Mild dust soil to top edge. Binding tight and square, text unmarked. Dust jacket is price-clipped and has a few tiny chips. Callahan was sailing alone across the Atlantic when his 21-foot sailboat sank west of the Canary Islands. Adrift in a small inflatable raft, he spent 76 days drifting, slowly starving, and combating sharks and violent storms before making landfall. A classic and compelling survival story; one of National Geographic Adventure's 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time.