438 Days is the extraordinary true story of survival at sea. In November 2012, JoelTaylor and his friend Nick Martin set sail from Mexico on a fishing trip they had dreamed about for years. But their dream quickly turned into a nightmare when their boat capsized in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, leaving them stranded with no food or water for nearly two months. This is an amazing tale of bravery and determination as Taylor and Martin battle everything from starvation to shark attacks in order to stay alive.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone interested in adventure, survival or just a great story. JoelTaylor’s amazing tale of bravery and determination makes 438 Days an unforgettable read.
- 438 Days is a true story of survival that will keep you on the edge of your seat
- The author, Jonathan Franklin, does an amazing job at describing the events as they happened
- This book is full of adventure and suspense
- It has been stated by some that this story is false and does not reflect what actually happened.
- It may be too intense for some readers.
- Some parts of the book may be difficult to believe.
Learn more about the author
Jonathan Franklin is an award-winning journalist and the author of 438 Days. He has been a staff writer at The Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, and Boston Globe, where he won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the 1991 École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal.
“438 Days is an impressive and harrowing tale of survival against all odds. Jonathan Franklin has captured the raw desperation and courage of two men lost at sea in a way that leaves you breathless.”
“438 Days is more than just a survival story. It is a tale of the human spirit that will stay with you long after you finish reading.”
“438 Days is a harrowing tale of courage and survival that will leave you breathless. Jonathan Franklin has done an outstanding job re-creating the desperate struggle to stay alive faced by Joel Taylor and Nick Martin.”
“438 Days is an amazing and harrowing tale of survival at sea. Joel Taylor and Nick Martin’s story is one that will leave you breathless, as they fight against insurmountable odds to stay alive.”