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Coming Back Alive 1st in dj

By: WALKER, Spike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 2001, ISBN:0312269714:

Seller ID: 47952


WALKER, Spike. Coming Back Alive : The True Story of the Most Harrowing Search and Rescue Mission Ever Attempted on Alaska's High Seas. NY: St. Martin's Press, (2001). First Edition. Pp 267 + 1 full page map. 8vo, blue cloth."When the fishing vessel La Conte sinks suddenly at night in one-hundred-m ile-per-hour winds and record ninety-foot seas during a savage storm in January 1998, her five crewmen are left to drift without a life raft in the freezing Alaskan waters and survive as best they can." -from the dust jacket.Very good in dj. 25.00 View more info

On the Edge of Survival : A Shipwreck, a Raging Storm, and the Harrowing Alaskan Rescue that Became a Legend. in dj.

By: WALKER, Spike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780312286347:

Seller ID: 95714


WALKER, Spike. On the Edge of Survival : A Shipwreck, a Raging Storm, and the Harrowing Alaskan Rescue that Became a Legend. New York : St. Martin's Press, (2010). Pp. (8),[1]-279,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, bluepaper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. The story of the Coast Guard's response to a foundering Malaysian cargo ship that had run aground off the Aleutian Islands, during a December gale in 2004. "Lifting off in the blinding snowstorm, two Coast Guard H-60 Jayhawk helicopters race to thescene to try to save as many of the vessel's crewmen as possible, before... View more info

Nights of Ice : True Stories of Disaster and Survival on Alaska's High Seas. pbk.

By: WALKER, Spike.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin, New York, 1999, ISBN:0312199937:

Seller ID: 55330


WALKER, Spike. Nights of Ice. [Front cover adds: "True Stories of Disaster and Survival on Alaska's High Seas"]. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, (1999). Pp 206. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This [is an] account of eight battles fought by men and women against the sea off the coast of Alaska between1980 and 1994..." -from the cover. Very good. 10.00 View more info