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Outward Leg
Outward Leg
Author: Tristan Jones
After seven years ashore and after having his left leg amputated, Tristan Jones decided to return to the sea. He began to piece together Operation Star and found the perfect vessel in a 36-foot trimaran. In October 1983, Jones and his only crew member, Wally Rediske, set out in Outward Leg from San Diego, intending to circumnavigate the world fr...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780688082550
ISBN-10: 0688082556
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 250
Edition: Reprint
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Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is the first of Jones' around-the-world trilogy, covering San Diego to London via the Caribbean region. I liked the book more than I thought; there's a lot on the people and places he encountered, rather than just (technical) nautical details. The story has its ups and downs, but the author never considers giving up when faced with adverse circumstances.


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