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Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156531
08/22/03 08:54 AM
08/22/03 08:54 AM
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Co Springs,Co.USA
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Big Frank Offline OP
 
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National Geographic Adventure magazine has a long article on the capsizing of the Wave Dancer. Wow. A compelling piece of human drama and hubris reminiscent of "Into Thin Air". Law suits still pending.

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156532
08/22/03 11:07 AM
08/22/03 11:07 AM
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oregon, spr
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Thanks Frank, is that the latest issue, any idea?

i was recently contacted by nat'l geo about a story they are doing on the Fantome, which went down during Mitch...

there is an outstanding book about the Fantome and hurricane mitch, and the book really covers caribbean hurricanes well too. Wendy Auxillou's pa Ray had some input into that book, and a nice thank you. i was lucky enough to have a few conversations with the author.

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156533
08/22/03 12:27 PM
08/22/03 12:27 PM
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Virginia
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What's the title of the book about the Fantome? Sounds interesting. Thanks, by the way, for all of your work to keep us informed.
Betty

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156534
08/22/03 02:44 PM
08/22/03 02:44 PM
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Co Springs,Co.USA
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Yes, Marty, that is the latest issue--must be September. I salivate over that mag and all the places I'll never go but can dream about. I think it is an Australian Outback cover. Has RL Pelton article on Iraq, and also Fay's Mega transect of Africa/Gabon.

Such a sad piece on Peter Hughes & Wave Dancer. If, the biggest word in the world.

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156535
08/25/03 09:51 AM
08/25/03 09:51 AM
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Corpus Christi, Texas USA
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Marty,
My husband has the book about the Fantome, and he said it was awesome! I haven't read it yet. :rolleyes: He highly recommends it.

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156536
08/25/03 10:00 AM
08/25/03 10:00 AM
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the name of the book is:
The Ship and the Storm: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome
by Jim Carrier (Author)

here's a link at amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/A...73/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_1/104-8677673-5203124

only $11 in paperback

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156537
08/25/03 07:51 PM
08/25/03 07:51 PM
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Virginia
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Thanks!

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156538
09/06/03 01:10 AM
09/06/03 01:10 AM
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Roseburg, Oregon, USA
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I looked in the June, July, August and September issues of Naional Geographic and I couldnt find the article. Am I missing it, or is it in a earlier issue?

Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156539
09/06/03 03:43 AM
09/06/03 03:43 AM
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St Louis, Mo., USA/San Pedro
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I wrote the following review of the book: "Boat sinks".


Gone fishing!!
Re: Wave Dancer & Iris Tragedy #156540
09/06/03 01:59 PM
09/06/03 01:59 PM
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Boston
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Kailani,

It's National Geographic "Adventure", Sept issue. Has "40 Great Fall Weekends" on the cover.

Janet

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