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Alert (Brig : 1843-1862)

Works: 3 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 2,849 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Personal narratives 
Classifications: G540, 910.4
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Publications about Alert (Brig : 1843-1862)
Most widely held works about Alert (Brig : 1843-1862)
    Two years before the mast : and Twenty-four years after by Richard Henry Dana( Book )
    47 editions published between 1840 and 2013 in English and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
    This is Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s account of his life as a common seaman aboard the brig the Pilgrim which set out from Boston on August 14, 1835 destined for California by way of the treacherous Cape Horn. Dana gives an engrossing, detailed account of the workings of the ship, the day-to-day routines of the deck hands, and the brutal shortcomings of inept, tyrannical officers
    Two years before the mast by Richard Henry Dana( Sound Recording )
    6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
    In 1834, Richard Henry Dana abandoned his Harvard ambitions to become an ordinary seaman. Here, he chronicles his harrowing voyage from California to Cape Horn and reveals the unique bond humans share with the sea
    Two years before the mast ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
    "Like the rest of the world's landlubbers, Charles Stewart knew nothing of a sailer's life at sea. And, as the son of a very rich ship owner, he never should have. But, after being shanghaied into participating in sailing on one of his father's ships, the S.S. Pilgrim, he would soon discover for himself the ocean of brutality that was a sailor's lot in life during the 1840s. Sickened and ultimately swayed by a sea of daily floggings, beatings, and knifings, Chales must decide between silence and allegiance or mutiny against the ship's heartless Captain Thompson"--Container
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