New PDF release: Call Me Captain: A Memoir of a Woman at Sea (Latitude 20

By Susan Scott

author and marine biologist Susan Scott had an enviable existence—a domestic in Hawai`i, a prized 37-foot sailboat and fascinating foreign adventures, all shared along with her health care professional husband Craig in a wedding so intimate they known as it the “Twinship.” but, whilst her menopausal hormones raged and Craig grew preoccupied with Ironman triathlon education, this excellent existence ended. as soon as blessed with health and wellbeing, love, humor, and sharing, the Twinship exploded with fights, silence, accusations, and failed counseling.

Shell-shocked, Susan sought solace within the something that usually gave her pleasure: marine flora and fauna. She overhauled the couple’s ignored boat and, with a male pal approximately part her age, sailed away. other than it wasn’t that simple; Susan had consistently depended on Craig to make the crusing judgements and Alex, her younger first mate, was once a crusing beginner. name Me Captain follows Susan as she leaves every thing behind—or attempts to— and sails to superb yet remoted Palmyra Atoll to paintings as a volunteer biologist. Susan is helping rescue child sea turtles, bands seabirds, and corrals ten-pound coconut crabs that appear like Godzillas with knife-blade claws. She determinedly maintenance her sailboat, skippers it via terrifying storms, and to her shock, unearths she and Craig are falling in love once more. This time the 2 rediscover each other through satellite tv for pc phone—Susan calling from her tiny floating speck in the midst of the Pacific Ocean to Craig in his health center emergency room on Oahu.

Susan writes with ardour approximately swimming with manta rays, kayaking with sharks, and crusing with whales and dolphins. In these passages, she indicates methods those wonderful animals guided her in the course of the trip of a life-time. Her memoir of self-discovery is a romance, a rousing sea story, and a private account of nature’s energy to place lifestyles in perspective.

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New PDF release: Call Me Captain: A Memoir of a Woman at Sea (Latitude 20

Author and marine biologist Susan Scott had an enviable existence—a domestic in Hawai`i, a prized 37-foot sailboat and interesting foreign adventures, all shared together with her health care professional husband Craig in a wedding so intimate they known as it the “Twinship. ” but, while her menopausal hormones raged and Craig grew preoccupied with Ironman triathlon education, this excellent lifestyles ended.

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