The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor: Who Drifted on a Life Raft for Ten Days Without Food or Water, Was Proclaimed a Nati... - Chapter 9: The Color of the Sea Begins to Change Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9: The Color of the Sea Begins to Change Summary and Analysis

Luis continued to beat the water out of frustration that his one source of nourishment was gone. On the seventh night, it looked like rain and became colder than it had been. He took his shoes off and shirt and prepared to catch some rain. The water become rough and choppy. He hung onto the side of the raft so he wouldn't be thrown into the sea. Just before midnight, a huge wave upended the raft. He was propelled underwater. He swam to the surface and didn't see his raft. Suddenly, he looked behind him and saw the raft, He swam over to it in two seconds.

He climbed back in the raft, grateful that it was midnight when the sharks weren't as active. The...

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