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A brave vessel : the true tale of the castaways who rescued Jamestown

Author: Hobson Woodward
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the story of aspiring writer William Strachey, who was shipwrecked on Bermuda en route to the Jamestown settlement in 1609 and wrote of his experiences, which provided the inspiration for one of Shakespeare's plays (The Tempest).
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Strachey; William Shakespeare; William Strachey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hobson Woodward
ISBN: 9780143117520 0143117521
OCLC Number: 468975265
Description: xiv, 268 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 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.
Other Titles: True tale of the castaways who rescued Jamestown
Responsibility: Hobson Woodward.

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Recounts the story of aspiring writer William Strachey, who was shipwrecked on Bermuda en route to the Jamestown settlement in 1609 and wrote of his experiences, which provided the inspiration for one of Shakespeare's plays (The Tempest).

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