Caliban's Shore: The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors

Caliban's Shore: The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors

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"This incredible true story reads like the wildest fiction."-BooklistIn the summer of 1783 the grandees of the East India Company were horrified to learn that one of their finest ships, the 741-ton Grosvenor, had been lost on the wild and unexplored coast of southeast Africa. Astonishingly, most of those on board reached the shore safely-91 members of the crew and 34 wealthy, high-born passengers, including women and children. They were hundreds of miles from the… (more)

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (June 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 7.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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