"They Call the Wind Maria" is the true story of one family's love and survival in a brutal hurricane season. In the chaos of Hurricane Maria's arrival in Puerto Rico Allie and her family leaped into a last-minute survival plan. They would embark on a 9-foot dinghy, through the open sea, with a GPS that could scarcely catch a signal, and without any opportunity to say goodbye to those they love. This gripping story captures the raw, detailed emotions felt by Allie and other survivors during and after the devastation of Maria. Valuable lessons from this true story of survival and panic are throughout this riveting family memoir.