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Maritime classic recounts the remarkable tale of the first person to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly. New England sea captain Joshua Slocum tells of encountering "the worst murderer in Tierra del Fuego," foiling a nocturnal attack by savages, being submerged by a great wave off the Patagonian coast, and other harrowing events during his three-year voyage. A large print classic for maritime enthusiasts and anyone intrigued by incredible feats of skill and daring.

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Remarkable maritime classic — by the first person to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly — describes the savages, stormy waters, coral reefs, and other harrowing events encountered during the three-year voyage.

Synopsis:

Maritime classic recounts the remarkable tale of the first person to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly. New England sea captain Joshua Slocum tells of encountering "the worst murderer in Tierra del Fuego," foiling a nocturnal attack by savages, being submerged by a great wave off the Patagonian coast, and other harrowing events during his 3-year voyage.

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ISBN:
9780486419367
Author:
Slocum, Joshua
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Voyages around the world
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Sailing - Narratives
Subject:
Nautical-Sailing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Large Print:
Yes
Series:
Dover Large Print Classics
Series Volume:
106-727
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6 in 1 lb

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Remarkable maritime classic — by the first person to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly — describes the savages, stormy waters, coral reefs, and other harrowing events encountered during the three-year voyage.

"Synopsis" by ,
Maritime classic recounts the remarkable tale of the first person to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly. New England sea captain Joshua Slocum tells of encountering "the worst murderer in Tierra del Fuego," foiling a nocturnal attack by savages, being submerged by a great wave off the Patagonian coast, and other harrowing events during his 3-year voyage.
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