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Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea Chapter Summary & Analysis - Introduction and Log of Napoleon Solo Summary

Steven Callahan
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Introduction and Log of Napoleon Solo Summary and Analysis

In Adrift, Steven Callahan is returning across the Atlantic in the boat he's designed, the Napoleon Solo. His ship is wrecked, and Callahan finds himself alone on the Atlantic Ocean with only a life raft and a limited amount of supplies. He battles hunger and fatigue, fighting his own impulses and stretching out his limited resources, hoping they are enough. After seventy-six days of man against nature, he is rescued.

The book begins with a short introduction. Callahan talks of how a childhood reading of Tinkerbell launched his lifelong dream of crossing the Atlantic in a small boat. Driven by this dream, Callahan became a sailor and ship designer, eventually designing his own small, masterwork ship: The Napoleon Solo. To prove himself and his design, Callahan enters his ship into a 600-mile transatlantic solo race...

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