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A brave vessel : the true tale of the castaways who rescued Jamestown and inspired Shakespeare's The tempest

Author: Hobson Woodward
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
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A gripping tale of shipwreck and survival, "A Brave Vessel" is the fascinating account of a near-miss in the settling of Virginia, the true story behind Shakespeare's "The Tempest," and the tragedy of the man who failed as an author but who contributed to the creation of a masterpiece.
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Named Person: William Strachey; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hobson Woodward
ISBN: 9780670020966 0670020966
OCLC Number: 276819730
Description: xii, 268 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Poet of London --
Aboard for Jamestown --
Ocean bound --
Hurricane --
Rogue wave --
Devil's land --
Angel's garden --
New life --
Rebellion --
Away to Virginia --
Relief from home --
Forest people --
Blood in the snow --
Poison --
Bound for England --
Blackfriars surprise --
Bermuda ghosts --
After the storm.
Responsibility: Hobson Woodward.
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A gripping tale of shipwreck and survival, "A Brave Vessel" is the fascinating account of a near-miss in the settling of Virginia, the true story behind Shakespeare's "The Tempest," and the tragedy of the man who failed as an author but who contributed to the creation of a masterpiece.

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