The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty

The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty

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by William Bligh, Jonathan Reese
     
 

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Captain William Bligh recorded the most famous mutiny in sea history when a group of his men, led by Fletcher Christian, forced him from his ship onto a small launch and cast him adrift into the sea. Was Bligh a harsh sea captain whose vicious cruelty forced his men to mutiny? Or was Fletcher Christian greedy for power and unjustified in taking command? Was Bligh

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Captain William Bligh recorded the most famous mutiny in sea history when a group of his men, led by Fletcher Christian, forced him from his ship onto a small launch and cast him adrift into the sea. Was Bligh a harsh sea captain whose vicious cruelty forced his men to mutiny? Or was Fletcher Christian greedy for power and unjustified in taking command? Was Bligh the tyrant of legend? Or was he one of the most lenient commanders of a Pacific exploration ship of that period? Sail with Captain Bligh on the H.M.S. Bounty, and then follow his incredible quest for survival during his 3,600-mile trip to Timor in an open boat. It's a timeless tale of man's heroic struggle to survive against all odds!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400141258
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Edition description:
Library - Unabridged CD
Sales rank:
1,006,448
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Reese (d. 1999) was a founding member of Berkeley's Straw Hat review and narrator of The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer and Travels in Alaska by John Muir.

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Mutiny on Board H. M. S. Bounty (Saddleback's Illustrated Classics) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a good book for young people and you can learn alot from it.