Alone: Orphaned on the Ocean

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Alone is the extraordinary account of Terry Jo Duperrault, who, at age eleven, survived four days on a raft in the middle of the ocean after her family was brutally murdered aboard a chartered sailboat.

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Overview

Alone is the extraordinary account of Terry Jo Duperrault, who, at age eleven, survived four days on a raft in the middle of the ocean after her family was brutally murdered aboard a chartered sailboat.

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"A genuinely harrowing, wrenching and deeply memorable account of survival against all odds." —-Ron Franscell, bestselling author of The Darkest Night
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425242087
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/5/2011
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 297,676
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Richard Logan, Ph.D., holds an A.B. degree in anthopology from Harvard University and a doctorate in human development from the University of Chicago. An expert in the psychology of solitary survival, he is the author of Alone: A Fascinating Study of Those Who Have Survived Long, Solitary Ordeals. He has also been a guest on A&E and the Discovery Channel. Richard lives with his wife, Carol, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tere Duperrault Fassbender lives with her husband, Ron, near the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Her three children and her grandchildren live nearby. Tere is retired from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, where she built a career protecting the waterways and the near-shore areas from being overdeveloped and altered. Johnny Heller has won two prestigious Audie Awards and has earned numerous Audie nominations. He has been praised for his adult, personal development, history, comedy, and children's book narrations. Named a Best Voice of 2008 and 2009, as well as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine, Johnny has earned almost twenty Golden Earphones Awards. Two of Johnny's audiobooks have been picked by AudioFile as Best Audiobook the Year, and he has won two Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards. Jo Anna Perrin is an accomplished actor, having appeared in film and television, as well as on stage in New York, Los Angeles, and regionally. Her audiobook work includes university and cultural releases in the United States and Europe, including for London and Yale Universities, the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Chicago, and the University of North Carolina. In addition to her work in audiobooks, Jo Anna has done commercial and film voice-overs. Independent of her acting, she is a published author and a professional photographer.
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