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Spray (Sloop)

Works: 23 works in 150 publications in 7 languages and 5,437 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Diaries  Travel writing 
Classifications: G440, 910.41
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Publications about Spray (Sloop)
Most widely held works about Spray (Sloop)
    Sailing alone around the world by Joshua Slocum( Book )
    72 editions published between 1899 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
    A fifty-five year old man who has spent his working life in large sailing ships, is the first person to sail single-handedly around the world. He does it in a small boat he has rebuilt himself out a wreck of a boat he was given for free. Except for the fact he was born in Nova Scotia, you might call him everybody's ideas of an old time Yankee, thrifty, a loner, with a dry sense of humor, never getting too excited about anything. His account of his three-year trip around the world has all of these virtues, and is one of the classics of small-boat sailing.-- publisher's description
    The hard way around : the passages of Joshua Slocum by Geoffrey Wolff( Book )
    4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
    A portrait of the legendary sea commander traces his rapid rise from an uneducated childhood in mid-nineteenth-century Nova Scotia to the leader of ships that experienced high-danger adventures, including the first documented solo journey around the world
    Sailing alone around the world; and Voyage of the Liberdade by Joshua Slocum( Book )
    23 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
    Alone at sea : the adventures of Joshua Slocum by Ann Spencer( Book )
    3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
    In 1895, Nova Scotia-born Joshua Slocum embarked on a three-year 46,000-mile solo circumnavigation of the globe, aboard a refitted oyster sloop. Sailing through pirate-infested waters, confronting the sea at its most cruel, surviving beachings and wrestling with the demons of solitude, Joshua Slocum achieved a voyage that will forever rank among the epic feats of seamanship
    Sailing alone around the world by Joshua Slocum( Sound Recording )
    21 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
    Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world in 1895
    Three years on the ocean by James I Clark( Book )
    1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
    An account of 52-year-old Joshua Slocum's adventurous 46,000-mile trip around the world in a 36-foot sailboat
    In the wake of the Spray by Kenneth E Slack( Book )
    6 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
    First to sail the world alone, Joshua Slocum by Janis L Fortman( Book )
    2 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
    Describes the voyage of Capt. Joshua Slocum, a 51-year-old sailor, who in 1895 became the first man to sail around the world alone in a 37-foot sloop that he rebuilt by hand
    Around the world in the sloop Spray : a geographical reader describing Captain Slocum's voyage alone around the world by Joshua Slocum( Book )
    1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
    "Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Nova Scotian born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In 1900 he wrote a book about his journey Sailing Alone Around the World, which became an international best-seller. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray."-Wikipedia
    Soul voyage by Cameron Royce Jess( Book )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
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English (137)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Czech (1)
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