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Free read Sailing Alone Around the World, with eBook (Tantor Unabridged Classics) 107 Ronicle of his trip and earned some literary success This spurred him to attempt his perilous voyage Having lost his fortune in the shipwreck Slocum began his voyage on a shoestring He was given the Spray a century old oysterboat in need of repairs Two years and 500 later he had rebuilt the wreck into an oceangoing wonder On his 40000 mile three year voyage Slocum visited six of the seven. In the late 1890s Captain Joshua Slocum built a boat by hand to his own specifications and proceeded to sail it solo around the world It is an amazing journey His telling of the story is straight forward filled with fascinating details and he adds a bit of humor here and there much in the tradition of Mark Twain s travel books The journey took 3 years and a good deal of that time is actually spent on land visiting refitting re stocking and waiting out bad weather My only reservation preventing a 5 star review is that he devotes a few too many words describing local dignitaries and various dinners and parties These get a bit tedious at times I preferred the details of his day to day life aboard his boat Spray on the open ocean It is a uniue journey and I can t imagine anyone today reproducing anything like it The illustrations add to the story and are illuminating informative and some reflect humorous anecdotes If you are interested in sailing adventure self reliance and enjoy a bit of droll humor this book satisfies on all counts Alexander Hamilton and the Idea of Republican Government in the shipwreck Slocum began his voyage on a shoestring He was given the Spray a century old oysterboat The Atom and the Apple Twelve Tales from Contemporary Physics in need of repairs Two years and 500 later he had rebuilt the wreck Never a Hero into an oceangoing wonder On his 40000 mile three year voyage Slocum visited six of the seven. In the late 1890s Captain Joshua Slocum built a boat by hand to his own specifications and proceeded to sail Genesis Spell The Return of the Aurora #1 it solo around the world It Flip is an amazing journey His telling of the story Paŝoj al plena posedo – progresiga legolibro de Esperanto kun lingvaj ekzercoj in the tradition of Mark Twain s travel books The journey took 3 years and a good deal of that time Nature's Yucky 2 The Desert Southwest Nature's Yucky is actually spent on land visiting refitting re stocking and waiting out bad weather My only reservation preventing a 5 star review English Literature Its History and Significance for the Life of the English Speaking World is a uniue journey and I can t Ship Structural Analysis and Design it The Intelligent Credit Scoring: Building and Implementing Better Credit Risk Scorecards (Wiley and SAS Business Series) illustrations add to the story and are Dumpy to the Rescue My First I Can Read illuminating Altar of SecretsSex Politics and Money in the Philippine Catholic Church informative and some reflect humorous anecdotes If you are Seduced by the Wolf (The Ancients, #4) interested Good Will Hunting A Screenplay in sailing adventure self reliance and enjoy a bit of droll humor this book satisfies on all counts

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Free read Sailing Alone Around the World, with eBook (Tantor Unabridged Classics) 107 Continents where he met cannibals presidents outlaws and ambassadors Amazingly throughout his travels he lived off the land fishing trading and giving lectures to keep his pantry full He also met some remarkable people including Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Kruger who believing the world was flat warned Slocum not to fall off This adventure will captivate sailors and landlubbers ali. I d do anything like this The book is amazing Very readable Si Padang including Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Kruger who believing the world was flat warned Slocum not to fall off This adventure will captivate sailors and landlubbers ali. I d do anything like this The book Betty and Veronica Double Digest #115 is amazing Very readable

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Free read Sailing Alone Around the World, with eBook (Tantor Unabridged Classics) 107 Joshua Slocum is believed to be the first man to sail single handedly around the world After a distinguished nautical career during which he worked his way up from cabin boy to captain Slocum wrecked his ship off the coast of Brazil Turning this catastrophe to his advantage he built a sailing canoe from the wreckage and sailed back to New York Moreover he wrote Voyage of the Liberdade a ch. This is a classic story so entertainingly written by Captain Slocum himself of as heroic an accomplishment as Sir Edmund Hillory s first assent of Mt Everest or Captain Bird s first conuest of the South Pole Even so as Captain Slocum accomplished his task completely alone I reread this book every few years and each time I do so I appreciate it I buy this book for friends I heartily recommend it

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  • Sailing Alone Around the World, with eBook (Tantor Unabridged Classics)
  • Joshua Slocum
  • English
  • 09 February 2019
  • 1400159350