KINDLE ✿ Albatross Author Deborah Scaling Kiley –

KINDLE ✿ Albatross  Author Deborah Scaling Kiley – One Late Summer S Day, The Yacht Trashman Set Sail From Annapolis To Florida On Board Were Five Young People John, The Captain Meg, Mark, Brad, And Debbie Scaling When The Boat Sailed Into A Gale, The Eighty Knot Winds Shredded The Sails Forty Foot Seas Crashed Through The Cabin Windows, And Trashman Sank, Leaving The Crew Adrift In A Rubber Dinghy Albatross Tells The Story Of How Debbie And Brad Survived And How The Tragedy Changed Debbie Scaling S Life Forever

10 thoughts on “Albatross

  1. Saundra Brewer Saundra Brewer says:

    Another true adventure, this time with a woman as the protagonist, and a book I quickly read and liked When I began the book, I thought it would be about a solo journey by the woman, Deborah Scalling Kiley Actually, it was about a crew which began as five and later became just two Deborah s travails included farthan the

  2. Cynthia Cynthia says:

    I read about a study that referenced this author book The study was about people who survive tragedies severe circumstances and what sets them apart from people who perish Compelling subject I was led to pick up this book Even though the book was not all that well written it could have been worse , I was caught up in the sto

  3. Judy-Lee Judy-Lee says:

    I bought this book for a friend who had been searching for it under the wrong title She enjoyed it and gave it to me WOW If you like adventure this one s for you Excellent read.

  4. Oriana Basile Oriana Basile says:

    Horrifying and captivating at the same time A quick read that made me pause many times how could this be a true story

  5. Meghann Meghann says:

    Beautifully written, gut wrenching, and heartbreaking I couldn t put it down.

  6. Diane Diane says:

    This is one of my survival books Deborah Scaling Kiley relates the story of an ill fated sailing trip from Maine to Florida in 1982 when she was 21 years old One of my interests in survival stories is the question of leadership in determining survival another is the question of what makes a person a survivor Kiley s book Kiley is her marrie

  7. Andrea Badgley Andrea Badgley says:

    I finished a book last night that kept me awake when I turned out the light to sleep Albatross A woman s story of surviving at sea when the sailboat she was crewing on sank As I lay there in the dark, trying to drift into dreamland, I saw her purple puckered sores in the filthy slosh of the Zodiac I thought of the sharks bumping the rubber life

  8. Lindsay Lindsay says:

    I first heard about this story from The Moth Podcast and knew I had to readI ripped through this book in 24hours It s wild and depressing and reads like a roller coaster Many true survival books have protagonists that wax intellectual about why they survived, or go hippy dippy about the precarious state of man and how surviving is all spiritual Bla

  9. Natalie Sharpston Natalie Sharpston says:

    After reading Red Sky in Mourning, I wanted to read another inspiring survival at sea true story I wish I hadn t read this book it was depressing She kept talking about how she shouldn t have joined a crew led by a drunk, undisciplined, incompetent captain 5 people in a lifeboat only 2 survive What happened on the lifeboat was unconscionable what the p

  10. Monica Monica says:

    I d read an excerpt from this book in Barbara Sjoholm s Steady as She Goes Women s Adventure s at Sea, and knew that I had to read the rest, as it was the most gripping story in the book Scaling is helping deliver a boat from Maine to the Caribbean when it sinks in the Atlantic She and four other crewmates are adrift on a dinghy, with sharks surrounding th

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