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Publisher Comments:

Joshua Slocum was believed to be the first man to sail single-handed around the world. After a distinguished career, where he worked his way up from cabin boy to captain, Joshua Slocum wrecked his ship off the coast of Brazil. Turning this catastrophe to his advantage, he built a sailing canoe from the wreckages, and sailed back to New York. Moreover, he wrote Voyage of the Liberdad a chronicle of his trip, and earned some literary success. This was the spur to attempt his perilous voyage!

Synopsis:

In this remarkable yet true story, Joshua Slocum sails alone more than 46,000 miles from 1895-98 to circumnavigate the globe. He encounters pirates off Gibraltar, savage Indians in Tierra de Fuego, and many political dignitaries.

About the Author

ALAN SKLAR has narrated over 75 audiobooks and earned numerous awards for his work. He has also provided the voice for thousands of corporate and medical videos, as well as many radio and TV commercials. He lives with his wife in New York.
Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail alone around the world. It was a feat that made him the ""patron saint"" of small boat sailors everywhere. His voyage, retold in Sailing Alone Around the World, took place from 1895 to 1898. It made Slocum and his little boat SPRAY forever famous.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400150755
Read:
Sklar, Alan
Publisher:
Tantor Media
Read by:
Sklar, Alan
Read:
Sklar, Alan
Narrated by:
Sklar, Alan
Narrated:
Sklar, Alan
Author:
Sklar, Alan
Author:
Slocum, Joshua
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Sailing - Narratives
Subject:
Voyages around the world
Subject:
Yachting
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Compact Disk
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.80x5.28x.57 in. .23 lbs.
Media Run Time:
470

Related Subjects


Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Lore and Survival
Transportation » Nautical » Sailing
Transportation » Nautical » Ships and Ship History
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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"Synopsis" by , In this remarkable yet true story, Joshua Slocum sails alone more than 46,000 miles from 1895-98 to circumnavigate the globe. He encounters pirates off Gibraltar, savage Indians in Tierra de Fuego, and many political dignitaries.
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