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By Spike Walker

While the fishing vessel l. a. Conte sinks abruptly at evening in one-hundred-mile-per-hour winds and list ninety-foot seas in the course of a savage hurricane in January 1998, her 5 crewmen are left to float with no lifestyles raft within the freezing Alaskan waters and continue to exist as top they can.

One hundred fifty miles away, in Sitka, Alaska, an H-60 Jayhawk helicopter lifts off from America's so much distant Coast protect base within the hopes of monitoring down an nameless Mayday sign. A fisherman's worst nightmare has develop into a Coast safeguard crew's determined project. because the staff of the los angeles Conte start to die one after the other, these sworn to monitor over them hazard every little thing to drag off the rescue of the century.

Spike Walker's memoir of his years as a deckhand in Alaska, Working at the Edge, was once hailed by way of James A. Michner as "masterful . . . turns into the definitive account of this perilous alternate, an addition to the literature of the sea." In Coming again Alive, Walker has crafted his such a lot devastating booklet so far. Meticulously researched via 1000's of hours of taped interviews with the survivors, this can be the real account of the los angeles Conte's ultimate voyage and the connection among Alaskan fishermen and the hunt and rescue crews who chance their lives to save lots of them.

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