Michael Scott Moore is an American journalist and novelist. He is known for his books "Sweetness and Blood," a history of surfing, and "The Desert and the Sea," a memoir about his captivity in Somalia.
Adam talks with American journalist and novelist Michael Scott Moore, whose book ‘The Desert And The Sea’ tells the story of his capture in Somalia by pirates who held him hostage for nearly 3 years. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production supportMusic and jingles by Adam Buxton, except clip from ‘Until The Lion Learns To Speak’ by K’naanListen to jingles and bonus episodes, watch videos and pick up some podcast merchandise on the free ADAM BUXTON APP!http://adam-buxton.co.uk/appRELATED LINKSMICHAEL’S PROOF OF LIFE VIDEOhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4qQ-5wHvvAARTICLE ABOUT MICHAEL’S FRIENDSHIP WITH FELLOW HOSTAGE ROLLY (FROM SEYCHELLES NEWS AGENCY)http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com/articles/9501/A+story+of+friendship+for+American+writer%2C+Seychellois+fishermen+held+by+Somali+piratesMICHAEL IS REUNITED WITH HIS HOSTAGE SHIPMATES UPON THEIR RELEASEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVzWer1ctrkTHE KHAT WAR - SOMALIAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCwpcVgwuMYK’NAAN (SOMALI/CANADIAN MUSICIAN) - ‘UNTIL THE LION LEARNS TO SPEAK’https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19zpqIJR_UYTHE DESERT AND THE SEAhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33544879-the-desert-and-the-sea For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Journalist Michael Scott Moore has been making waves with his memoir The Desert and The Sea, which covers his time spent in captivity with Somali pirates while on location doing research for a book. In this interview, he takes us through his harrowing journey of survival: from hope to despair, and from despair to freedom. Michael Scott Moore's book The Desert and the SeaMichael Scott Moore on TwitterConnect with Aubrey on Instagram Twitter Facebook or AubreyMarcus.comCheck out Aubrey's new book Own The Day Own Your LifeCheck out Go For Your Win Get 10% off at Onnit by going to Onnit.com/Aubrey
Author Michael Scott Moore recounts being held hostage by Somali pirates, including how he kept himself sane and the most surprising moments from his captivity (music: Kai Engel, We Van Stood, Noel Griffin).
Michael Scott Moore is a novelist and journalist, who was kidnapped by Somali pirates and spent two and half years in captivity. His book "The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast" is available on Amazon now: https://www.amazon.com/Desert-Sea-Captive-Somali-Pirate/dp/0062449176