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Island of the Lost
Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World | Joan Druett
12 posts | 7 read | 1 reading | 10 to read
Describes how the crews of two different vessels became shipwrecked on opposite ends of the same deserted island and the very different experiences of the two groups--one of which through sheer determination and fortitude overcame the challenges of their environment, while the other descended into complete anarchy.
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Plaidsticks
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Mehso-so

#audiobook interesting enough listen.

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the_next_chapter101
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Pickpick

An Amazing story of a crew that was shipwrecked in the Pacific on a set of deserted Islands in 1865. Highly recommend! (Listened via Scribd) 4/5⭐

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MrBook
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#BookNDinner! This is an audiobook meal—amazing listen. Accompaniment this humid and wet evening: a pesto burger with mozzarella and tomato, french fries with brown gravy, and unsweetened iced tea. MMMMmm 😋! Happy reads & happy eats! 😎👌🏻

Lynnsoprano Looks yummy. 3mo
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MrBook
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#BookNDinner! More technically #BookNLunch and dinner, lol. Audiobook this evening, and an excellent one so far! Accompaniment this warm and wet night: cheesesteak with mozzarella and mushrooms, mozzarella sticks, and Cherry Coke! MMMmmmm 😋! Happy reads & happy eats! 😎👌🏻

KristenDuck Yes my kind of meal... but my cheesesteak needs cheese, fried onions, mushrooms and green peppers! 3mo
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lele1432
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You probably don't want to go to Camp Nightingale. Lots of bad history there.

You don't want to go to Auckland Island either. It's pretty much the last place on Earth you want to be shipwrecked! #LetsTravelAugust #Camping #Ship

One_With_Books I LOVED The Last Time I Lied! It was amazing! 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @One_With_Books I was thinking of reading it next!! 3mo
One_With_Books @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks you‘ll enjoy it! It‘s a book I keep recommending. 3mo
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lele1432 @One_With_Books @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks it sucks you in and is compulsively readable! Good summertime beach read. I liked it but didn't love it, but that's how I am with most thrillers lol. Most people loved it! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 I need to read The Last Time I Lied! Maybe next month I can get to it! 3mo
lele1432 @OriginalCyn620 I still need to read Final Girls! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 @lele1432 I loved Final Girls! 3mo
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TorieStorieS
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This marks my last official #NonFiction2018 book! I enjoyed keeping track in my #bujo this year - thanks for sponsoring this challenge, @Riveted_Reader_Melissa !!! I liked this #audiobook- who doesn‘t love a shipwrecked account? It‘s fascinating and my only regret is that I don‘t have the map that I‘m sure the physical version includes!

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great job!! I‘ve enjoyed this non-fiction year too! 11mo
TorieStorieS Thanks again for sponsoring this, @Riveted_Reader_Melissa - are you planning anything for 2019? 11mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TorieStorieS I thought about trying 2 non-fictions a month, but I‘m not even sure if I can manage that just because some are very long & involved. I have a few Doris Kearns Godwin‘s on my list, and I know they will take me at least a whole month. Right now I‘m toying with the idea of a Non-fiction Bingo sheet to encourage myself to read different kinds of non-fiction, like a history, memoir, science, photojournal, etc. What do you think? I‘m.. 11mo
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa ...open to ideas. 🤷‍♀️ 11mo
TorieStorieS I like the bingo idea, @Riveted_Reader_Melissa - I think that will be fun and lead to a greater variety of non-fiction!! 👏👏👏 11mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TorieStorieS Thank you for the vote of confidence! 11mo
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GypsyKat
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Ok, so I may have gone a little crazy during the Audible book sale. 😆💸💸💸
#Audible #BookSale #BookHaul
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SandyW You have to make up for lost time. You were ill for awhile! 2y
GypsyKat @SandyW Too right! 2y
bookwrm526 They‘re killing me with that sale 2y
GypsyKat @bookwrm526 Honestly the prices are too good to pass up. I got 18 books for less than $50. You can‘t beat that! 2y
OrangeMooseReads Tao of Pooh, Jungle Book, and Breakfast at Tiffany‘s are all good books. (edited) 2y
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Audrey
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This was a fascinating depiction of two separate yet overlapping shipwrecks on the Auckland Islands. It really shows how leadership can lead to survival or doom. The first group did have some advantages though, not just in leadership, but in camaraderie, pre wreck, in timing, and the personalities of the survivors.

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tricours
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Pickpick

Very interesting, especially the Robinson Crusoe parts, even though the narrative was a bit... flat. The audiobook narrator is perhaps a bit monotonous, which doesn't help, but it wasn't too bad.

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Oblomov26
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Another book that I picked up cheap on Audible. A fine addition to the survival in remote places narratives, this takes place on the Auckland Islands far to the south of New Zealand in the 1850‘s, where the crews of two ships the Grafton and the Invercauld are shipwrecked at the same time but are unaware of each other presence. A tale showing the importance of leadership as one crew perseveres and survives, while the other self destructs.

LeahBergen This sounds like something I'd like! 👍🏼 2y
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tricours
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Today's daily deal seems interesting!

WanderingBookaneer I considered it. I might buy it later. 2y
Oblomov26 Sounded interesting and had not bought a book in.... a few days, so I just had to pick it up 2y
tricours @Oblomov26 same here 😄 2y
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Melissa_J
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I'm at the cottage and don't have access to any of my physical books, but I came across this one on Goodreads that works well for today's #SOS prompt. It sounds right up my alley! #pirateslife #whatawaytolive

CrowCAH Sounds interesting, especially the two groups and how they battled the odds differently. The one group definitely could have used an SOS. 2y
GypsyKat This does look interesting! 2y
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