The Cruise of the Blue Dolphin: A Family's Adventure at Sea

The Cruise of the Blue Dolphin: A Family's Adventure at Sea

by Nina Chandler Murray

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592284627
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/28/2004
Edition description: First edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

NINA CHANDLER MURRAY returned from her voyage and later completed a doctorate in school psychology. She was a lecturer at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Medical Center before retiring. Dr. Chandler lives in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
1Rain1
2Leads to the Blue Dolphin11
3Initiation Rites: The Hurricane25
4Rhythmic Routines42
5First Foreign Port: First Lessons50
6Our Classical Education Begins61
7Discovering America68
8Field Trips and Other Explorations71
9Love Lessons77
10We Lay Siege to La Citadelle81
11Wrinklebelly92
12City Life Experienced and Rejected96
13Naval Warfare and Little Rosie104
14Pa Goes to Jail111
15Return of the Rescued116
16The Vast British Empire in Two Short Stops123
17South America Revisited132
18Dutch Dichotomies139
19Letters to Sophie: Panama144
20Readying For Real Adventures150
21Ben Gun Revisited162
22Treasure Lost, Treasure Found175
23Ghosting Across the Line185
24A Gam at Tagus198
25We Learn Manners From the Convicts211
26The Baroness and Her Lovers222
27The End of the World256
28Turtles, Seals, and Sharks267
29Dig Ten Feet Under272
30Ornithology Dismissed276
31Heading Home279
32More Vicissitudes, But Home at Last295
Epilogue: Ashore301

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