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Sailing Alone Around The World

By Slocum, Joshua

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Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: Sailing Alone Around The World  
Author: Slocum, Joshua
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Biography, Sea stories
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Sailing Alone Around The World
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Publication Date:
1899
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Slocum, J. (1899). Sailing Alone Around The World. Retrieved from http://iphonelibrary.net/


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Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boat that he named the Spray. On April 24, 1895, he set sail from Boston, Massachusetts. More than three years later, he returned to Newport, Rhode Island, on June 27, 1898 having circumnavigated the world, a distance of 46,000 miles (74,000 km). In 1899 he described the voyage in Sailing Alone Around the World now considered a classic of travel literature. It is a wonderful adventure story from the Age of Sail and a book of which Arthur Ransome declared, boys who do not like this book ought to be drowned at once. (Summary by Alan Chant and Wikipedia)

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Biography, Sea stories, Adventure

 

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