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Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea.

Hardcover:

9780848802707 | Amereon Ltd, December 1, 1976, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The inspiration for the 2006 Warner Bros.
9780698103030, titled "The Poseidon Adventure" | Putnam Pub Group, June 1, 1969, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea.

Paperback:

9780143037637, titled "The Poseidon Adventure" | Penguin USA, April 30, 2006, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea.
9780143037620, titled "The Poseidon Adventure" | Penguin USA, March 28, 2006, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea.
9780440170068 | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, June 1, 1972), cover price $2.50 | also contains The Church Without the Church: Desert Orthodoxy in Flannery O’connor’s Dear Old Dirty Southland | About this edition: Vintage paperback

CD/Spoken Word:

9780061134258, titled "The Poseidon Adventure" | Harperaudio, April 1, 2006, cover price $19.95

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An impressionistic novel concerns the assortment of crew members aboard a dismal schooner hunting for green sea turtles in the Caribbean

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9780394756677 | Vintage Books, January 1, 1988, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An impressionistic novel concerns the assortment of crew members aboard a dismal schooner hunting for green sea turtles in the Caribbean
9780553208474 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, September 1, 1979), cover price $3.95 | also contains Splinters of Light | About this edition: An adventure story and a deeply considered meditation upon the sea itself.

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Product Description: Bill Conan, a middle-aged adventurer, has entered a 30,000 mile solo race around the world in the sloop Josephine, seeing it as his last chance to win status and success. Risking the ultimate test of skill, strength and endurance, Conan will follow his course across the vast expanse of the treacherous Atlantic, toward the one disaster a seaman most dreads...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780025598706 | Macmillan Pub Co, September 1, 1981, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A middle-aged seaman, entered in a single-handed, around the world sailing race, falls overboard and is rescued by a family of dolphins

Paperback:

9781574090260 | Sheridan House Inc, July 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Bill Conan, a middle-aged adventurer, has entered a 30,000 mile solo race around the world in the sloop Josephine, seeing it as his last chance to win status and success.

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A chronicle based on the events that inspired Moby Dick recounts the experiences of Captain Pollard and the crew of the whaling ship Essex, who, after being cast adrift by a destructive whale, sacrifice a crewman to survive and face society's wrath. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780394529424 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1984, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A farmer's son who has labored long to gain command of a whaling vessel, George Pollard, his first voyage as captain cursed by shipwreck, is treated as a pariah after he and his starving crew follow the 'custom of the sea' and cannibalize a shipmate

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9780312242077 | Griffin, September 1, 2000, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A chronicle based on the events that inspired Moby Dick recounts the experiences of Captain Pollard and the crew of the whaling ship Essex, who, after being cast adrift by a destructive whale, sacrifice a crewman to survive and face society's wrath.
9780140081107 | Viking Pr, August 1, 1985, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A farmer's son who has labored long to gain command of a whaling vessel, George Pollard, his first voyage as captain cursed by shipwreck, is treated as a pariah after he and his starving crew follow the 'custom of the sea' and cannibalize a shipmate

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9780930773014 | Black Heron Pr, January 1, 1985, cover price $6.00

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Product Description: Friday, winner of the 1967 Grand Prix du Roman of the Académie Française, is a sly, enchanting retelling of the legend of Robinson Crusoe by the man the New Yorker calls "France's best and probably best-known writer." Cast away on a tropical island, Michel Tournier's god-fearing Crusoe sets out to tame it, to remake it in the image of the civilization he has left behind...read more

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9780801855924 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, March 18, 1997), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Friday, winner of the 1967 Grand Prix du Roman of the Académie Française, is a sly, enchanting retelling of the legend of Robinson Crusoe by the man the New Yorker calls "France's best and probably best-known writer.
9780394728803 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1985, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: In a revised version of the Robinson Crusoe legend, a young mulato named Friday shows Crusoe a new outlook on life

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Product Description: On November 23, 1942, German U-Boats torpedoed the British ship Benlomond. It sank in the Atlantic in two minutes. The sole survivor was a second steward named Poon Lim who, with no knowledge of the sea, managed to stay alive for 133 days on a small wooden raft...read more

Hardcover:

9780932538611 | Design Enterprises of, August 1, 1985, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Tells the story of a ship's steward who, after his vessel was torpedoed in 1942, survived for 133 days alone on a wooden raft

Paperback:

9780807071397 | Beacon Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: 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 days on a wooden raft.
9780590436052 | Reprint edition (Scholastic, April 1, 1991), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Tells the story of a ship's steward who, after his vessel was torpedoed in 1942, survived for 133 days alone on a wooden raft
9780932538628 | Design Enterprises of, August 1, 1985, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Tells the story of a ship's steward who, after his vessel was torpedoed in 1942, survived for 133 days alone on a wooden raft

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786191635 | Mp3 edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2002), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: On November 23, 1942, German U-Boats torpedoed the British ship Benlomond.
9780786194360 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2002), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: On November 23, 1942, German U-Boats torpedoed the British ship Benlomond.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786123124 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2002), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Tells the story of a ship's steward who, after his vessel was torpedoed in 1942, survived for 133 days alone on a wooden raft

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Hardcover:

9780890818589 | Harvest House Pub, September 1, 1991, cover price $7.99

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Product Description: The Second Edition of the Norton Critical Edition of Robinson Crusoe is based on the Shakespeare Head Press reprint of the first edition copy in the British Museum, with the "errata" listed by Defoe’s publisher, William Taylor, incorporated into the text...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780393964523 | 2 sub edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 1994), cover price $19.20 | About this edition: The Second Edition of the Norton Critical Edition of Robinson Crusoe is based on the Shakespeare Head Press reprint of the first edition copy in the British Museum, with the "errata" listed by Defoe’s publisher, William Taylor, incorporated into the text.

Hardcover:

9780811800341 | Reprint edition (Chronicle Books Llc, April 1, 1994), cover price $10.95

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Product Description: This classic tale of shipwreck and survival is reprinted in a new edition, with essays that provide a historical perspective and trace the sources from which Kenneth Roberts (1885-1957) drew his tale. A native Mainer, Roberts, whose historical novels include Northwest Passage and Arundel, was intrigued by the story of the December 1710 wreck of the Nottingham...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jack Bales (editor), Kenneth Roberts and Richard H. Warner (editor)

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9780874517446 | Univ Pr of New England, March 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This classic tale of shipwreck and survival is reprinted in a new edition, with essays that provide a historical perspective and trace the sources from which Kenneth Roberts (1885-1957) drew his tale.

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On a desolate tropical island, a shipwrecked British seaman tries to master his hostile environment and remain civilized (view table of contents)

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9780192833822 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 28, 1998, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: On a desolate tropical island, a shipwrecked British seaman tries to master his hostile environment and remain civilized

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Product Description: An immediate precursor to Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series, displaying all the splendid prose and attention to detail that O'Brian's readers expect. Patrick O'Brian's first novel about the sea, The Golden Ocean, took inspiration from Commodore George Anson's fateful circumnavigation of the globe in 1740...read more

Hardcover:

9781568953601 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, June 1, 1996), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of two young seamen who are shipwrecked along the coast of Chile in 1740 and are driven to drink and mutiny by a ruthless captain
9780393038590 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1995, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of two young seamen who are shipwrecked along the coast of Chile in 1740 and are driven to drink and mutiny by a ruthless captain

Paperback:

9780006497950 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, October 19, 1998), cover price $12.35 | About this edition: A tale of an ill-fated ship on an expedition around the world.
9780393315387 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1996), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of two young seamen who are shipwrecked along the coast of Chile in 1740 and are driven to drink and mutiny by a ruthless captain

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781565115835 | Abridged edition (Highbridge Co, November 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An immediate precursor to Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series, displaying all the splendid prose and attention to detail that O'Brian's readers expect.
9781559352055 | Soundelux Audio Pub, April 1, 1996, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This saga of survival is the background to the adventures of two young men aboard the Wager, midshipman Jack Byron and his friend Tobias Barrow, an alarming naive surgeon's mate.

Paperback:

9780805417715 | B & H Pub Group, January 1, 1999, cover price $13.99

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Product Description: Robinson Crusoe (1719) is one of the most famous adventure stories ever written. The account of a sailor shipwrecked on a desert island for twenty-eight years, it is also a tale of mythic proportions, an allegory, and a spiritual autobiography.

Hardcover:

9780192100337 | Getty Center for Education in, September 1, 1999, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: Robinson Crusoe (1719) is one of the most famous adventure stories ever written.

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Product Description: A New York Times Bestselling Author Their strong wills clashed from the moment the small plane crash-landed in the desert. Lucas Kincaid, primitive male, dared to claim Jessica Travers with primal passion and power. Now that the nightmare was over, Jessie thought she could escape on a luxury cruise to Mexico...read more

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9781587246753 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, May 1, 2004), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestselling Author Their strong wills clashed from the moment the small plane crash-landed in the desert.
9780373806928 | Reprint edition (Harlequin Books, September 1, 2000), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Lucas Kincaid is used to getting anything he wants, and that includes Jessica Travers, the enchanting woman with whom he is stranded in desert, but he had not planned on encountering a woman whose resolve is as fierce as his own.

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Retelling of the story of the Essex, a Nantucket whaling ship that was rammed by a sperm whale, and what happened to her captain and crew after she sank in the Pacific.

Paperback:

9780783891781 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, November 1, 2000), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Retelling of the story of the Essex, a Nantucket whaling ship that was rammed by a sperm whale, and what happened to her captain and crew after she sank in the Pacific.

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Product Description: In 1914, after three years of civil war, the corrupt Mexican government collapsed, and the revolutionary armies seized Mexico City. In fear of peasant revolt, the Mexican aristocracy fled the country. Hoping to start a new life in a new land, the Vallerdas family—Rodrigo, Antonia, and their small son, Niki—set sail for California...read more

Hardcover:

9781561642212 | Pineapple Pr Inc, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In 1914, after three years of civil war, the corrupt Mexican government collapsed, and the revolutionary armies seized Mexico City.

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Product Description: Deep Blue is a book about things that go wrong at sea (and under the sea), and what happens when they do. It features the best writing from the literature of shipwrecks, nautical survival, and cannibalism as well as tales of submarine adventure including an excerpt from Peter Maas's The Terrible Hours...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nate Hardcastle (editor)

Paperback:

9781560253136 | Da Capo Pr, May 28, 2001, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Deep Blue is a book about things that go wrong at sea (and under the sea), and what happens when they do.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781885408631 | Unabridged edition (Listen & Live Audio, April 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Contributors such as Robert Louis Stevenson and Stephen Crane provide tales of seafaring voyages gone awry and the exciting feats of nautical survival that followed.

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The shipwreck in 1914 of the German merchant ship Yellow Sailor sends four crew members and the ship's owner on individual journeys across war-torn Europe in search of answers to life's most vexing problems. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9781585671694 | Overlook Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The 1914 shipwreck of the German merchant ship Yellow Sailor sends four crew members and the ship's owner on individual journeys across war-torn Europe in search of answers to life's most vexing problems.

Paperback:

9781585673247 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The shipwreck in 1914 of the German merchant ship Yellow Sailor sends four crew members and the ship's owner on individual journeys across war-torn Europe in search of answers to life's most vexing problems.

While retracing the legendary voyages of Sindbad the Sailor, journalist Simon William Behler finds himself in Sindbad's household in medieval Baghdad and competes with Sindbad in a storytelling marathon in the hopes of finding way back to the modern world. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780618131716 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, November 20, 2001), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: While retracing the legendary voyages of Sindbad the Sailor, journalist Simon William Behler finds himself in Sindbad's household in medieval Baghdad and competes with Sindbad in a storytelling marathon in the hopes of finding way back to the modern world.

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Four survivors of a shipwreck wash ashore on a volcanic island and are forced to survive in this isolated but quite hospitable rock in the center of a vast ocean. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9781590130186 | McBooks Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Four men swim for their lives from the senseless wreck of the American sealing ship Dove: Thomas, a headstrong young sailor; Harrison, the affable, inventive ship's carpenter; Mr.

Paperback:

9781590130469 | Reprint edition (McBooks Pr, August 1, 2003), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Four survivors of a shipwreck wash ashore on a volcanic island and are forced to survive in this isolated but quite hospitable rock in the center of a vast ocean.

Miscellaneous:

9781590133873 | McBooks Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION COPIES SOLD New York Times Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Washington Post Bestseller * San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller * Chicago Tribune Bestseller "A story to make you believe in the soul-sustaining power of fiction...read more

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9781587244223 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, April 1, 2003), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Possessing encyclopedia-like intelligence, unusual zookeeper's son Pi Patel sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a life boat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain.

Paperback:

9780547848419 | Mti rep edition (Mariner Books, October 2, 2012), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION COPIES SOLD New York Times Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Washington Post Bestseller * San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller * Chicago Tribune Bestseller "A story to make you believe in the soul-sustaining power of fiction.
9780156027328 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, May 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Possessing encyclopedia-like intelligence, unusual zookeeper's son Pi Patel sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a life boat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain.

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