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A Floating City, and the Blockade Runners
     

A Floating City, and the Blockade Runners

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by Jules Verne
 

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This volume consists of two separate tales. The first is a fictionalized narrative of Verne's 1867 passage from Liverpool to New York aboard "The Great Eastern," the largest iron ship ever built and one of the wonders of its age. The second tale is fictional, more in Verne's usual style: a Glasgow shipowner devises an adventurous plan to run the Union blockade of

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This volume consists of two separate tales. The first is a fictionalized narrative of Verne's 1867 passage from Liverpool to New York aboard "The Great Eastern," the largest iron ship ever built and one of the wonders of its age. The second tale is fictional, more in Verne's usual style: a Glasgow shipowner devises an adventurous plan to run the Union blockade of southern ports during the Civil War, in order to bring a load of cotton back to his city's 25,000 idle looms. Only the Blockade Runners is in this volume, the Floating City will be added in later edition. Illustrations by Ferat

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781257662968
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
09/07/2011
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
21 MB
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Meet the Author

Widely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne (1828-1905) wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters. His most popular novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 8, 1828
Date of Death:
March 24, 1905
Place of Birth:
Nantes, France
Place of Death:
Amiens, France
Education:
Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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A floating city and the blockade runners 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Same. Me all the time. At school I'm part of the "Scrub Club." XD
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Aaaww crap. >~<
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great