A Furnace Afloat: The Wreck of the Hornet and the Harrowing 4,300-mile Voyage of Its Survivors
Publish Date: 2003-09-30
Author: Joe Jackson
Traces the story of an 1866 American clipper ship that accidentally caught on fire and sank, stranding its crews on three small life boats for more than six weekswith limited resources and under the burning sunbefore they resorted to cannibalism and eventually reached Hawaii. 25,000 first printing.