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Sailing alone around the world

Author: Joshua Slocum; Alan Sklar
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2003.
Series: Unabridged classics.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joshua Slocum was believed to be the first man to sail single-handed around the world. After a distinguished career, where he worked his way up from cabin boy to captain, Joshua Slocum wrecked his ship off the coast of Brazil. Turning this catastrophe to his advantage, he built a sailing canoe from the wreckages, and sailed back to New York. Moreover, he wrote Voyage of the Liberdad a chronicle of his trip, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)28761618
Named Person: Joshua Slocum; Joshua Slocum
Material Type: Biography, Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Slocum; Alan Sklar
ISBN: 9781400129355 1400129354
OCLC Number: 82366208
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 7:43:59.
Performer(s): Read by Alan Sklar.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 111145 KB; MP3 file size: 217781 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Unabridged classics.
Responsibility: Joshua Slocum.

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Joshua Slocum was believed to be the first man to sail single-handed around the world. After a distinguished career, where he worked his way up from cabin boy to captain, Joshua Slocum wrecked his ship off the coast of Brazil. Turning this catastrophe to his advantage, he built a sailing canoe from the wreckages, and sailed back to New York. Moreover, he wrote Voyage of the Liberdad a chronicle of his trip, and earned some literary success. This was the spur to attempt his perilous voyage!

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