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Alone at sea : the adventures of Joshua Slocum

Author: Ann Spencer
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; [Willowdale, Ont.] : Firefly Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1895, Nova Scotia-born Joshua Slocum embarked on a three-year 46,000-mile solo circumnavigation of the globe, aboard a refitted oyster sloop. Sailing through pirate-infested waters, confronting the sea at its most cruel, surviving beachings and wrestling with the demons of solitude, Joshua Slocum achieved a voyage that will forever rank among the epic feats of seamanship.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joshua Slocum; Joshua Slocum; Joshua Slocum
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Spencer
ISBN: 1552093948 9781552093948
OCLC Number: 40534170
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Old Dartmouth Historical Society - New Bedford Whaling Museum."
Description: xiv, 321 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Ann Spencer.

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In 1895, Nova Scotia-born Joshua Slocum embarked on a three-year 46,000-mile solo circumnavigation of the globe, aboard a refitted oyster sloop. Sailing through pirate-infested waters, confronting the sea at its most cruel, surviving beachings and wrestling with the demons of solitude, Joshua Slocum achieved a voyage that will forever rank among the epic feats of seamanship.

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