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Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at sea

Autor: Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Editora: New York : Modern Library, ©2001.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : Inglês : Modern Library pbk. edVer todas as edições e formatos
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"Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. Richard Henry Dana is only nineteen when he abandons the patrician world of Boston and Harvard for an arduous voyage among real sailors, amid genuine danger. The  Ler mais...
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Pessoa Denominada: Richard Henry Dana, Jr.; Richard Henry Dana
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
ISBN: 0375757945 9780375757945
Número OCLC: 46822355
Descrição: xxiv, 516 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsabilidade: Richard Henry Dana ; introduction by Gary Kinder ; notes by Duncan Hasell.
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"Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. Richard Henry Dana is only nineteen when he abandons the patrician world of Boston and Harvard for an arduous voyage among real sailors, amid genuine danger. The result is an astonishing read, replete with vivid descriptions of storms, whales, and the ship's mad captain, terrible hardship and magical beauty, and fascinating historical detail, including an intriguing portrait of California before the gold rush. As D. H. Lawrence proclaimed, "Dana's small book is a very great book.""--BOOK JACKET.

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