Two Years Before the Mast : a Personal Narrative of Life at Sea (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Two Years Before the Mast : a Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

Author: Richard Henry Dana
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The Floating Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After a bout with the measles that left his vision impaired, Harvard undergrad Richard Henry Dana signed up for a two-year engagement as a sailor, thinking that the fresh sea air might improve his vision. The diary that Dana kept during his stint on the open sea formed the basis for this wildly popular memoir, which was later made into a movie. A must-read for fans of rip-roaring nautical tales or social history  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Henry Dana
ISBN: 9781877527289 1877527289 9781775565307 1775565300
OCLC Number: 1100851668
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: by Richard Henry Dana.

Abstract:

After a bout with the measles that left his vision impaired, Harvard undergrad Richard Henry Dana signed up for a two-year engagement as a sailor, thinking that the fresh sea air might improve his vision. The diary that Dana kept during his stint on the open sea formed the basis for this wildly popular memoir, which was later made into a movie. A must-read for fans of rip-roaring nautical tales or social history buffs.

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