Two JOSHUA SLOCUM Adventures [NOOK Book]

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Two JOSHUA SLOCUM Adventures
Sailing Alone around the World, PLUS Voyage of The Lberdade

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Overview

Two JOSHUA SLOCUM Adventures
Sailing Alone around the World, PLUS Voyage of The Lberdade

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
CHAPTER I
A blue-nose ancestry with Yankee proclivities—Youthful fondness for the sea—Master of the ship Northern Light—Loss of the Aquidneck—Return home from Brazil in the canoe Liberdade—The gift of a "ship"—The rebuilding of the Spray—Conundrums in regard to finance and calking—The launching of the Spray.
...
CHAPTER XXI
Clearing for home—In the calm belt—A sea covered with sargasso—The jibstay parts in a gale—Welcomed by a tornado off Fire Island—A change of plan—Arrival at Newport—End of a cruise of over forty-six thousand miles—The Spray again at Fairhaven.
APPENDIX

VOYAGE OF THE LIBERDADE
GREETING
CHAPTER I
The ship—The crew—A hurricane—Cape Verde Islands—Frio—A pampeiro.
...
CHAPTER XVI
Ocean Currents—Visit to South Santee—At the Typee River—Quarantined—South Port and Wilmington, N.C.—Inland sailing to Beaufort, Norfolk and Washington, D.C.—Voyage ended.
DISPOSAL OF THE LIBERDADE

About the Author
"Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Nova Scotian born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In 1900 he wrote a book about his journey Sailing Alone Around the World, which became an international best-seller. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray."--Wikipedia
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016684338
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 6/24/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,078,005
  • File size: 555 KB

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