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The Annotated Sailing Alone Around The World

Author : Joshua Slocum
ISBN : 9781574092752
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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. Rod Scher received his M.Ed. from the University of Oregon. A longtime boating enthusiast, writer, and former English teacher, he is currently VP of Technology for He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sailing Alone Around The World

Author : Joshua Slocum
ISBN : 1980704406
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Sailing Alone Around the World is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum in 1900 about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray. Slocum was the first person to sail around the world alone.Slocum was the first person to sail around the world alone. The book was an immediate success and highly influential in inspiring later travelers.


Author : D. R. VerValin
ISBN : 9781491848609
Genre : Fiction
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Bane Skiles is a handsome young man from a wealthy Hawaiian family in the early 1940s. On the verge of graduation from college, he makes plans to fulfill a boyhood dream and sail around the world alone in the family’s sailboat, Voyager. He begins his journey in the fall of 1941—only to have his voyage interrupted by the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Bane enlists in the Navy and soon becomes a PT boat captain with PT Boat Squadron 10, fighting in the Solomon Islands. While in love with a beautiful red haired Australian girl he finds himself having mysterious visions of a dark-haired woman covered in gold. After the war as Bane completes his voyage, he is pulled into the retrieval of a lost Biblical artifact stolen by the Nazis who believe it holds supernatural powers. In this historical novel, a world traveler is embroiled in the turmoil of World War II finds himself caught up in an adventure he never dreamed.
Category: Fiction

Going Places A Reader S Guide To Travel Narrative

Author : Robert Burgin
ISBN : 9781610693851
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70.13 MB
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Successfully navigate the rich world of travel narratives and identify fiction and nonfiction read-alikes with this detailed and expertly constructed guide.
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The Annotated Two Years Before The Mast

Author : Richard Henry Dana
ISBN : 9781574093193
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Two Years Before the Mast is a classic travel narrative which inspired canonical works like Moby Dick and Sailing Alone Around the World. As he follows Richard Henry Dana (a Harvard dropout-turned-sailor) on his voyages around North America (encountering racial injustices and struggling through the battered life of a foremast crewman), Rod Scher annotates his tale with critiques, compliments, tie-ins to today, and little-known facts about both the book and the milieu of Dana’s time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250210
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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The Voyages Of Joshua Slocum

Author : Joshua Slocum
ISBN : 0911378553
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This definitive edition of all of Captain Joshua Slocum's writings is now being reissued in time for the 100th anniversary of Slocum's epic singlehanded voyage.
Category: Sports & Recreation