RUSC Radio - 4th July
Book Of Abaca, The

Book Of Abaca, The

Broadcast: April 19, 1977
Added: Mar 16 2015

What is the most valuable book in the world? The original Gutenberg Bible? A first folio of Shakespeare? The answer is no. To them. Or to any other famous first edition you can think of. There is a book, and it was written by a man most people have never even heard of, that can be worth millions. The Book of Abaca. The Abaca was a twenty thousand ton tanker. On June 3rd at 2300 hours, she was approximately 100 miles east of Cape May, New Jersey. Her captain was on the bridge, when he heard a frantic voice from the engine room...