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KID AND REMEMBERED TO LIST IT and remembered to list it its protagonist Poon Lim was referenced in Life of Pi Although neither the writing nor the subject matter seemed particularly noteworthy at the time nonetheless after the better part of twenty years I feel
#like i could #I could rewrite this book from memory I would certainly have no ualms recommending this book to an adult but I especially consider it an excellent choice for younger reluctant readers inclined to shy away from the reading list Friends of mine who had read my books were kind enough to loan me this little paperback book from a ubious publisher I ve read a couple of these adrift books such as the man that lasted over 2 years stranded in the ocean In this book covering 133 Rethinking American Womens Activism days adrift I never connected with Poon Lim and I felt the author could haveone to really make the story come alive for the reader Some of the reasons for these limitations are listed at the end This is. When German U boats sank the British Ben Lomond in 1942 its sole survivor was a second steward Poon Lim who managed to stay alive for 133 ays on a wooden raft Sole Survivor based on thr. S he met Lim s eventual
INVENTIVENESS AND THE SOLUTIONS HE FINDSand the solutions he finds find adeuate food water and shelter are approached in an interesting way the reader iscovers the solutions along with Lim and thus vicariously shares each small victory There s a surprisingly lyrical uality to some of the sections particularly toward the end when Lim finds an odd sort of peace that he Articles on Agricultural Writers Including d never known beforeI probably should have read rather than listened to this book as I wasn t very fond of the narrator In this case I really would have preferred a male narrator Johanna Ward while a very clear voiced narrator had a peculiarly schoolmarmishiction that just Green Patriot Posters didn t jive with the tale I grew weary of her over enunciated k s and t s fine I suppose if one soing Gilbert and Sullivan operetta but completely unnecessary here Passages in which the author My Hero Academia - Ultra Analysis describes fairly gruesome things such asrinking urine seemed particularly out of sync with the voice of the narrator. Ecords A classic saga of ordeal and survival that reminds us of the courage strength and resourceful intelligence of which human beings are capable Tillie Olsen author of Tell Me a Riddl.
Free read Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free õ Ruthanne Lum McCunnPretty much a what you see is what you get sort of book Expecting a harrowing tale of survival at sea Well you got it Particularly get sort of book Expecting a harrowing tale of survival at sea Well you got it Particularly rawn is the portrait of Poon Lim the survivor in uestion who uring his 133 When Someone You Love Is Addicted To Alcohol Or Drugs day ordeal is transformed from a passive and almostimwitted lackey into a fairly resourceful strong willed person During
the first half of the book in fact I was so irritated by Lim s fecklessness and stupidity thatfirst half of the book in fact I was so irritated by Lim s fecklessness and stupidity that nearly gave up on the story but I knew that something had to happen in order for him to survive The author The Real Ebonics Debate did a good job of getting into Lim s head to show how this transformation came about I wondered how she When Action Follows Heart did this but the postscriptetailing her research methods made it clear that she Almost Alchemy d had the chance to interview Lim himself Woven into the tale of survival at sea are fragments of Lim s earlier life particularly interactions with his parents which he was able toraw inspiration from in order to eal with challenge. Ee years of interviews with Poon and his family reconstructs his remarkable ordeal and the survival techniues that earned him world celebrity and a listing in the Guiness Book of World