1. Who wrote the book?
2. What was the sailor’s name?
3. What was the destroyer’s name?
5. How old was the sailor?
6. What movie did the sailor see that made him anxious?
7. What port did the destroyer leave to return to Colombia?
8. Why were the sailors in that port?
9. Where in Colombia was the destroyer going?
10. What was the “message of hope” the sailor saw when he was drifting?
12. What did the sailor have with him when he went overboard?
13. What did he put between his teeth when he swam to shore?
14. How many days was he shipwrecked?
15. Who discovered the sailor?
16. What did the sailor think about the idea of his heroism?