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Wayward sailor : in search of the real Tristan Jones

Author: Anthony Dalton
Publisher: Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of one of the most famous sailors - and storytellers - of the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tristan Jones; Tristan Jones; Tristan Jones
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Dalton
ISBN: 0071402519 9780071402514 0071440283 9780071440288
OCLC Number: 51009087
Description: xi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 The Early Years 7 --
2 Tristan's Navy 14 --
3 With Cresswell and Banjo 19 --
4 Barbara's Long Cruise 39 --
5 Israel and Hostile Shores 53 --
6 Indian Ocean Saga 68 --
7 The Amazon and a New Banjo 82 --
8 Tristan Meets Sea Dart 98 --
9 Cruising to Peru 104 --
10 Reaching for the Stars 122 --
11 A New Life 138 --
12 Cold Facts, Arctic Fiction 153 --
13 Blending Fiction with Fact 170 --
14 Down but Not Out 183 --
15 Once More, Down to the Sea 199 --
16 A Heart of Oak 207 --
17 Cold Rivers, Warm Seas 215 --
18 Exploring Thailand 226 --
19 The Strange Death of Thomas Ettenhuber 248 --
20 Another Devastating Blow 260 --
21 Wounded Pride 273 --
22 The Saga of Gabriel 284 --
23 The Sound of a Different Drum 297 --
24 The End of a Long Voyage 302.
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