Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea - To Weave a World Summary & Analysis

Steven Callahan
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Callahan wakes from a dream of rescue to a night of crashing waves. He recognizes dreams as another reality, but acknowledges that dreams are still dependent on his survival in the physical world. Callahan is starved and desperate. His equipment is deteriorating; the power strap from the harpoon gun falls loose and sinks below the waves. Using ropes and knots, Callahan jury-rigs a fix for the spear gun. It works, but the tool's functionality is impaired. Where once Callahan relied on the elastic power of the muscle strap, he must now depend on raw muscle. He successfully lands a large dorado with this method, but nearly loses the fish after a particularly nasty brawl.

The raft doesn't hold air as well as it did at the beginning of the journey. Sixty pumps have become three-hundred. As Callahan struggles with...

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