The Narrative of Robert Adams: An American Sailor Who Was Wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa in the Year 1810; Was Detained in Slavery Three Years [NOOK Book]

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As the title suggests, this is Robert Adams' story of his suffering under and escape from Arab slavery after his ship, the Charles, was wrecked off the coast of Africa. Throughout the book and especially in the Notes at the end, a concerted effort is made to provide corroborative information to support Adams' tale.

Included are many details that Adams observed while in ...
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The Narrative of Robert Adams: An American Sailor Who Was Wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa in the Year 1810; Was Detained in Slavery Three Years

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Overview

As the title suggests, this is Robert Adams' story of his suffering under and escape from Arab slavery after his ship, the Charles, was wrecked off the coast of Africa. Throughout the book and especially in the Notes at the end, a concerted effort is made to provide corroborative information to support Adams' tale.

Included are many details that Adams observed while in captivity about customs and manners of those who held him in bondage and those he saw along the way. His observations help to corroborate the story he tells.

A young American could hardly have been more out of his element. That Adams survived, escaped, and lived to tell the tale is amazing.

For the first time, this long-out-of-print book is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149529230
  • Publisher: Big Byte Books
  • Publication date: 5/24/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 114 KB

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