Small boat adventures
D. White, 1968 - Juvenile Fiction - 220 pages
Thirteen stories about small boat adventures including the true-life account of President Kennedy's ordeal on the PT 109 and fictional accounts by such authors as Herman Melville, Jack London, and Jan de Hartog.
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Demetrios Contos jack London
The Coastal Run jan de hartog
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