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Mary Celeste : the Greatest Mystery of the Sea.

Author: Paul Begg
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mary Celeste is an iconic mystery - a perfectly seaworthy ship found wandering aimlessly at sea, her crew strangely and inexplicably missing. Paul Begg tells the story of the discovery of Mary Celeste and the people who vanished, and investigates over a century's worth of speculation and survivors' tales, searching for the facts behind one of the world's great mysteries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Begg, Paul.
Mary Celeste : The Greatest Mystery of the Sea.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Begg
ISBN: 9781317865315 1317865316
OCLC Number: 884647790
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of maps and illustrations; Acknowledgements; Dedication; 1 The ocean wanderer; 2 Spencer's Island; 3 Benjamin Spooner Briggs; 4 The crew; 5 The voyage; 6 Meet Mr Frederick Solly Flood; 7 Meanwhile; 8 Wild and fanciful tales; 9 From Hammer to Goon to postage stamp; 10 Other maritime mysteries; 11 Theories of abandonment; 12 Afterwards; 13 Mary Celeste --
found?; Appendix I J. Habakuk Jephson's statement; Appendix II Transcript of the Gibraltar Proceedings; Appendix III Edge of the Sepia: The Life of George Mozart.

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Mary Celeste is an iconic mystery - a perfectly seaworthy ship found wandering aimlessly at sea, her crew strangely and inexplicably missing. Paul Begg tells the story of the discovery of Mary Celeste and the people who vanished, and investigates over a century's worth of speculation and survivors' tales, searching for the facts behind one of the world's great mysteries.

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`A fascinating read - one that goes well beyond mere detective story to make a subtle examination of the reasons why this case has lived on in the public consciousness.'NUMAST Telegraph `A readable, Read more...

 
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