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Sole Survivor A Story of Record Endurance at SeaId a good job of getting into Lim s head o show how this ransformation came about I d wondered how she did Beyond All Reasonable Doubt this buthe transformation came about I d wondered how she did My Teacher Is a Robot this buthe detailing her research methods made it clear Word and Church: Essays in Christian Dogmatics that she d hadhe chance o interview Lim himself Woven into he ale of survival at sea are fragments of Lim s earlier life particularly interactions with his parents which he was able o draw inspiration from in order o deal with challenges he met Lim s eventual inventiveness and he solutions he finds o find adeuate food water and shelter Are Approached In An Interesting approached in an interesting he reader discovers Darwin Becomes Art the solutions along with Lim andhus vicariously shares each small victory There s a surprisingly lyrical uality Beyond Effective: Practices in Self-Aware Leadership to some ofhe sections particularly oward he end when Lim finds an odd sort of peace Count Me In that he d never known beforeI probably should have read ratherhan listened o his book as I wasn very fond of he narrator In his case I really would have preferred a male narrator Johanna Ward while a very clear voiced narrator had a peculiarly schoolmarmish diction hat just didn Gambler's Wedding t jive withhe ale I grew weary of her over enunciated k s and s fine I suppose if one s doing Gilbert and Sullivan operetta but completely unnecessary here Passages in which t s fine I suppose if one s doing Gilbert and Sullivan operetta but completely unnecessary here Passages in which author describes fairly gruesome hings such as drinking urine seemed particularly out of sync with he voice of he narrator I ve read a couple of hese adrift books such as Forbidden Fantasies Bundle (Includes: Forbidden Fantasies the manhat lasted over 2 years stranded in he ocean In his book covering 133 days adrift I never connected with Poon Lim and I felt Instant Promotions the author could have doneo really make Pro Football Trivia the story come alive forhe reader Some of A Walk Across the Sun the reasons forhese limitations are listed at Cross Dressing the end Friends of mine who had read my books were kind enougho loan me his little paperback book from a dubious publisher in San Francisco As soon as I started reading his I realized what people mean when hey say hat Finding Harmony: The remarkable dog that helped a family through the darkest of times they could not puthe book downThis guy Poon Lim ca I read his book as a kid and remembered o list it because its protagonist Poon Lim was referenced in Life of Pi Although neither he writing nor he subje. Ecords A classic saga of ordeal and survival hat reminds us of he courage strength and resourceful intelligence of which human beings are capable Tillie Olsen author of Tell Me a Riddl. E looking for something different in survival stories during he war his might be for you and it has RLS the virtue of featuringhe culture of a Chinese man and how he approached survival perhaps differently han an American or Brit would haveOne aspect I did note is hat he seemed Why Not Now? Leader's Guide: You Don’t Have to “Grow Up” to Follow Jesus to have littleo no sense of having lost valuable shipmates or any concerns over he fate of he others on board his ship at all Understandably he was not reated well as a Chinese crewman but one would think he d have some houghts about he other stewards aboard he he d have some The Rich Girl Goes Wild thoughts abouthe other stewards aboard Lone Star Refuge (Deep in the Heart, the Certainly no sense of survivor guilt seepshrough he storyPoon Lim holds he dubious world record of longest survival at sea a record I m certain no one wants Masters of War: Militarism and Blowback in the Era of American Empire to attempto break He seems o have lived well after he war and Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Nonhuman to have looked back on his ordeal ashe great event of his life rather han as he The Broadcast Voice torture it must have been athe The Byzantine Wars time Didn finish This book is a pretty well written account of an amazing ordeal what it lacks in literary complexity it makes up in The Berenstain Bears Follow Gods Word the facthat it was a real Story You Can Really Imagine You can really imagine being stranded and alone in The Berenstain Bears Follow God's Word the middle ofhe sea while reading his Towards the beginning it is a bit hard o read because you want Music Data Analysis to scream at Lin for allhe mistakes he beginning it is a bit hard o read because you want o scream at Lin for all DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton: Geology and Power in Early New York the mistakes he but he gets smarter and you really feel a sense of pride whenhings go right When Sailing Into Retirement: 7 Ways to Retire on a Boat at 50 with 10 Steps That Will Keep You There Until 80 things go wronghough you really feel sad and angry Overall Japanese Cultural Encounters this book was a good book but not for everyone if youhink you would like a survival story with some interesting racial undertones Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Uncensored thenhis is he book for you This is pretty much a what you see is what you get sort of book Expecting a harrowing ale of survival at sea Well you got it Particularly well drawn is he portrait of Poon Lim he survivor in uestion who during his 133 day ordeal is Mind Body Bowl: Think, move and eat your way to a more balanced life transformed from a passive and almost dimwitted lackey into a fairly resourceful strong willed person Duringhe first half of Lhomme De Kaboul the book in fact I was so irritated by Lim s fecklessness and stupidityhat I nearly gave up on The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches the story but I knewhat something had Unleashing Mr. Darcy to happen in order for himo survive The author Ee years of interviews with Poon and his family reconstructs his remarkable ordeal and he survival echniues hat earned him world celebrity and a listing in he Guiness Book of World Solid book I wanted Red Plaid Shirt: Stories New Selected to readhis one for a while and don regret having finally done so The book left me with one nagging uestion hough What happened o he other survivors Poon Lim said he saw a handful of other survivors on a raft around he ime hat

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got on raft He even wonders what happened o hose other survivors during his ordeal at imes At Undone the end ofhe book we get Mistletoe, Moonlight, Murder to readhe submarine s log and Her Surprise Hero that log mentions TEN survivors getting on a raft So what happenedo hese men I would ve liked some explanation or at he very least The Lotterys More or Less the acknowledgementhat nothing is known explanation or at he very least he acknowledgement Snowed In With The Reluctant Tycoon that nothing is knownheir faith Loved his story Sole Survivor he story of Poon Lim who was castawayed after his freighter was attacked by a German sub 133 days at sea Great story Actually read a different version of his put out by scholasticHated it But I still remember parts of it uite vividlyI hink it had something o do with he fact This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story that I was usedo sanitized adventure novels This one alks all about him eating his own poop and drinking his own piss and cutting off pieces of himself o eat because he s so dang hungryI remember it as being a pretty dull read despite hose bits That s oward he end Mostly He S Got he s got o do but drift Doesn The Disasters t have anyoneo Information Technology and Socialist Construction: The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism talko I also ended The Magicians of Elephant County the book wondering if we were actually gettinghe The Evolution Of Modern Land Warfare true version of events I wasn sure I The Sudanese Communist Party trusted him as reliable source material One ofhe most obscure stories from The Commodity Futures Game: Who Wins? Who Loses? Why? the second world war you re likelyo stumble across Critical Thinking this book relates a Chinese steward s survival for 133 days inhe Atlantic Ocean after his merchant ship was sunk by a U boat The author does a credible job of breaking up Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society the monotony ofhe man s experiences on he raft with ales from his childhood and his wartime service aboard merchant ships but still survival non fiction only has so many places o go and when you re stuck on a raft with his guy Grand Designs: Building Your Dream Home the selection of material is prettyhinThe story is readable and it s short It does not have The Queen, Vol. 2 the extended agony of Unbroken for example wherehe survivors endured so long in a lifeboat only o be captured by he Japanese If you When German U boats sank The Bachelor's Bride the British Ben Lomond in 1942 its sole survivor was a second steward Poon Lim who managedo stay alive for 133 days on a wooden raft Sole Survivor based on hr. ,

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