The Hard Way Around: The Passages of Joshua Slocum

The Hard Way Around: The Passages of Joshua Slocum

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A masterful biographer now offers a thrilling, definitive portrait of one of history’s most legendary icons of adventure.

In 1860, sixteen-year-old Joshua Slocum escaped a hardscrabble childhood in Nova Scotia by signing on as an ordinary seaman to a merchant ship bound for Dublin. Despite having only a third-grade education, Slocum rose through the nautical ranks at a mercurial pace; just a decade later he was commander of his own ship. His subsequent journeys… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (October 19, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 3.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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