Feb 19, 2019
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks to author and journalist Brian Murphy about his book Adrift. The story of the John Rutledge packet ship making the journey from Liverpool to New York in the winter time of 1856 in a sea packed with ice. No radar, no communication and low visibility lead the ship on a collision course with an iceberg and fate. An amazing story of survival and the struggle to retain ones humanity and morality at the most trying of times. Brian Murphy puts you aboard the Rutledge with compassion and the utmost skill of a wordsmith. Read and enjoy!