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Journey to the Edge of the Earth

ISBN 9780143450139

Journey to the Edge of the Earth

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Journey to the Edge of the Earth: True Adventure of Naval Officer Abhilash Tomy
(Full-colour Biography)
Travel far and wide with an Indian sailor and his endless love for the sea!

Fernandes, Joeanna Rebello | 2022
Penguin Random House India
224 pag. | paperback | Engelstalig
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Imagine an infinite blue ocean and somewhere in the middle of it, tossed by wind and wave-a single boat. In it a solitary sailor.

This is the gritty, glorious and true adventure of Commander Abhilash Tomy, a former officer of the Indian Navy, who in 2012 set off on the journey of a lifetime. Without once stopping by land, he circumnavigated the world alone for 151 days, encountering deathly perils on choppy waters! No other Indian had sailed like this before. When he finally returned to India, Abhilash was awarded the Kirti Chakra for his heroism.

Dive right into this rousing tale of a real-life hero whose ambition, courage, and determination to circle the world on his little boat, will fire up your imagination. And as you travel with Abhilash across the ocean, learn about famous ships and sailors, legends and maps, winds and currents, and a score and more fascinating stories about our world of water.

 
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