The Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty 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? Sail with Captain Bligh, on the Bounty and then follow his incredible quest for survival when cast adrift. It's a timeless tale of man's heroic struggle to survive against all odds!
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About 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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If you are a sailor and love journal entries on navigation, this book is for you. Important as an historical document, but rather dull.
This is a good book for young people and you can learn alot from it.