This unbelievable - yet true - story reminds one of biblical struggles: it echoes the story of Jacob wrestling with the Angel of God.
Throughout a long, dark night in the middle of the Atlantic, a lone man in a kayak braves ruthless tropical storm Franklin. Nothing is there to help him: no media, no helicopters, no rescue teams - and yet, his life is spared.
The book describes much more than this
capturing imagination and awe-inspiring ordeal.
In 2005, the author, Ramon Lugo, set off to kayak alone across the Atlantic Ocean from the Chesapeake Bay to Spain. He considered this crossing a means of finding his inner self. He sought to experience times, "when pure courage is needed to let spirit take over."
The narrative conveys the raw sense of a seemingly impossible attempt to cross the ocean in a kayak in hurricane season. As we join Ramon David Lugo on his breathtaking odyssey, we get a taste of his unimaginable courage, which is a
sister to faith.