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Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls: True Stories of Castaways and Other Survivors

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ISBN13: 9780395911501
ISBN10: 0395911508
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Authentic accounts of survivors from the 1500s to the present show penetrating explorations of the moral dilemmas they faced, the personalities of those who survive in desperate situations, and the influence of survivors on society. 50 photos and drawings.

Synopsis:

Here are the most remarkable stories imaginable of maroons, castaways, and other survivors from the 1500s to the present - their moral dilemmas, their personalities, and their influence on society, literature, and art.

About the Author

Edward E. Leslie is the author of The Devil Knows How to Ride, a biography of the Civil War raider William Quantrill. He lives in Massillion, Ohio.

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Cheryl Marseilles, September 8, 2006 (view all comments by Cheryl Marseilles)
This is a great book to read on survivals of peoples events-I couldn't put the book down and was so into it that I thought I was living the event.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780395911501
Introduction:
Leslie, Edward E.
Foreword:
Seagrave, Sterling
Introduction by:
Leslie, Edward E.
Introduction:
Leslie, Edward E.
Author:
Leslie, Edward E.
Author:
Seagrave, Sterling
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
World
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Sailing - Narratives
Subject:
Castaways
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
March 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 photos and drawings
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
8.28x5.55x1.48 in. 1.32 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Geography » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Transportation » Nautical » Sailing
Travel » Travel Writing » Anthologies
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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