Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean
Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean by Macmillan Audio at Spring Brook Audio. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Alone is an intense audiobook that will push listeners to face their deepest fears and realize the human capacity for survival.
In April 2013,
Alone is an intense audiobook that will push listeners to face their deepest fears and realize the human capacity for survival.
In April 2013, 50-year-old Brett Archibald was onboard a surf-charter boat, making a nighttime crossing of the remote Mentawai Strait off Sumatra, Indonesia. In the middle of a storm, ill with severe food poisoning, he blacked out. When he came to, he found himself in the raging sea, 60 miles from shore. As Brett saw the lights of his boat disappearing into the darkness, it became clear that no one had seen him fall and that no one would hear his shouts for help. He was alone in the ocean.
It would be eight hours before his friends realized he was missing. At that point, a frantic search began for a single man somewhere in thousands of square miles of heaving waves. The rough weather meant that no planes or helicopters could assist in the search. According to the experts, he should have died within 10 to 14hours.
Instead, Brett battled Portuguese man o' war and jellyfish, sharks, seagulls, and the stormy seas for more than 28 hours. Alone is the remarkable tale of his miraculous survival and rescue. It is also the story of what it takes to defy extraordinary odds and the incredible power of the human spirit.
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