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Sailing Alone Around the World (Large Print Edition)

by Joshua Slocum

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TRAVEL & HOLIDAY,
  • Transportation,
  • Travel - General,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Sports & Recreation : Sailing - General,
  • Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / History,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel : Essays & Travelogues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11878869M
    ISBN 101426452187
    ISBN 109781426452185
    OCLC/WorldCa277016854

    Joshua Slocum (Febru – on or shortly after Novem ) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Nova Scotian-born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In he wrote a book about his journey, Sailing Alone Around the World, which became an international disappeared in Born: Febru , Mount Hanley, Nova Scotia.   ‎The book describes the adventures encountered during 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/5().

    The classic travel narrative of a Don Quixote-of-the-seas-the first person to circumnavigate the world singlehandedly. First published in , Joshua Slocum's autobiographical account of his solo trip around the world is one of the most remarkable--and entertaining--travel narratives of all time. Setting off alone from Boston aboard the thirty-six foot wooden sloop "Spray" in April 4/5(12). A book like Slocum's which contains a fair amount of sailing jargon and many geographical references is a perfect candidate for eNotation Joshua Slocum's Sailing Alone Around the World by eNotated by Chris Thomerson, is a new and engaging version of a timeless classic.

      Challenged by an expert who said it couldn't be done, Joshua Slocum, an indomitable New England sea captain, set out in April of to prove that a man could sail alone around the world. 46, miles and a little over 3 years later, the proof was complete: Captain Slocum had performed the epic "first" single-handedly in a trusty foot sloop /5(2). Sailing Alone Around the World and The Voyage of the Libredade (National Geographic Adventure Classics) by Slocum, Joshua and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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