Steven Callahan

Steven Callahan is an American author, naval architect, and sailor. He is best known for his book 'Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea,' which recounts his harrowing experience of surviving for 76 days in a life raft in the Atlantic Ocean after his boat sank.


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  1. 1. Adrift

    "Adrift" is a gripping true story of a man who survives 76 days lost at sea. After his small sailboat is destroyed in a storm, the author fights for survival on an inflatable life raft, facing relentless sun, violent storms, shark attacks, and the constant, gnawing hunger. His resourcefulness and will to live is a testament to the human spirit and its instinctual will to survive, even in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.

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