The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor: Who Drifted on a Life Raft for Ten Days Without Food or Water, Was Proclaimed a Nati... - Chapter 12: Resurrection in a Strange Land Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12: Resurrection in a Strange Land Summary and Analysis

After swimming furiously for fifteen minutes, Luis was relieved to learn that the land wasn't a hallucination. Now he could see the sun shining brightly on the tops of coconut palms. He was exhausted but was sure he could make it. The sun rose at the moment he could touch bottom but it was still too deep to wade in. Finally, he was able to stand with water up to his waist. But he was almost too exhausted to move. He half-walked, half-crawled onto the beach and fell on it completely exhausted.

After resting and gathering himself, he looked around and saw signs of civilization - a barbed wire fence, a man-made road. Luis tried to open a coconut that he found on the ground but he was unable to penetrate...

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