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Coming Back Alive

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When the fishing vessel La Conte sinks suddenly at night in one-hundred-mile-per-hour winds and record ninety-foot seas during a savage storm in January 1998, her five crewmen are left to drift without a life raft in the freezing Alaskan waters and survive as best they can.

One hundred fifty miles away, in Sitka, Alaska, an H-60 Jayhawk helicopter lifts off from America's most remote Coast Guard base in the hopes of tracking down an anonymous Mayday signal. A fisherman's worst

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Trajectory Index

Words: 82,493
Unique Words: 6,133
Avg Sentence (words): 16.95
Avg Word (chars): 4.30
Chapters: 42
Paragraphs: 2,438
People: 406
Places: 213
Things: 141
Adult Reading Time: 5:30
Sentiment: 0.007
Intensity: 0.072
Reading Level: 7.9
Complexity Index: 106
SAT Words: 718
Nouns 53.4%
Verbs 24.9%
Adjectives 11.3%
Adverbs 6.2%
Other 4.2%
Profanity: 33
Explicit Activity: 4
Violence: 22

Interesting Facts and Data Visualizations

SAT Words
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