Red Sky in Mourning (Paperback)

A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea

By Tami Oldham Ashcraft, Susea McGearhart

Hachette Books, 9780786886760, 240pp.

Publication Date: July 16, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (6/12/2002)

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New available in paperback, a true-life adventure story with everything: page-turning suspense, remarkable acts of courage, wrenching despair, and a triumphant, life-affirming ending.

Red Sky in Mourning is the story of Tami Oldham Ashcraft's 41-day journey to safety, which she survived through fortitude and sheer strength of character. Interspersed with flashbacks to her romance with her doomed fiancé Richard, this survival story offers an inspiring reminder that even in our darkest moments we are never truly alone.

About the Author

Tami Oldham Ashcraft, who speaks frequently about her experiences, continues to be an avid sailor and is a 100-ton licensed captain with over 50,000 offshore miles. She lives in Friday Harbor, Washington.

Susea McGearhart is a freelance writer who has been sailing for over 20 years.